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Alfred SMITH

Regimental number4191
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolBallarat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSteinfield Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGuardian, Clarke, Steinfield Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAlf Smith was in the Ballarat Town-City Mission Childrens Home from his babyhood.
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row G, Grave No. 13A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Ward of The Rev. J. Adam CLARKE, 775 Rathdown Street, North Carlton, Melbourne. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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