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Arthur Bernard SMITH

Regimental number6098
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressWorsley, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Maria Smith, Worsley, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 14 October 1917
Place of death or woundingDied whilst POW at Tournai.
Age at death44.6
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialTourai Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bart and Annie SMITH; husband of Olive SMITH, Government High School, Albany, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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