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Archibald Charles Nelson SMITH

Regimental number4271
Place of birthNewnham Street, Nth Sittinghaume, England
Place of birthFaversham, England
SchoolCounty Council School, Eartling Street, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFerry Street, Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Smith, Eastland, Faversham, England
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentLithgow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4271A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThe dead soldier was sent to Egypt 2nd December 1915 from Sydney then to France where he met his death.
FateDied of wounds 10 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.7
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Jane SMITH, Ledgers Cottages, Grafty Green, Sandway, Kent, England. Native of Eastling, Faversham

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