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Albert Edward SMITH

Regimental number7080
Place of birthSale, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolSt Bridgid's (Catholic) School, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoot clicker
Address148 Canning Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R P Smith, 148 Canning Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Achuel, France
Age at death23.10
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLongeau British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary SMITH, 35 Elm Street, Newmarket, Victoria. Native of Gale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsJames Smith cousin died in London of pneumonia before reaching the front.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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