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Albert SMITH

Regimental number6082
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
SchoolMudgee Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBonnie View, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5'
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Smith, Bonnle View, Mudgee, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Mudgee Cadets and in the 9th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row b, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Laura SMITH, Mudgee, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Sydney, 22 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 13 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1916; joined 2nd Bn, in the field, 18 December 1916.

Killed in action, 2 February 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Albert

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