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Alfred Dawson Nunn SMITH

Regimental number2965
Place of birthKilkenny, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoachpainter
Address53 East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs B H Smith, 53 East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Alfred Dawson
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Elizabeth SMITH
Discharge date15 August 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Militiades', 4 May 1917; disembarked from HT 'Runic', Adelaide, 2 jUly 1917, for onward travel to Perth; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 15 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death21 November 1936
Age at death43
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Alfred Dawson Nunn

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