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Alfred George SMITH

Regimental number1101
Place of birthDerby, England
True NameBANNISTER, George
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Navy.
Enlistment date7 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSt Kilda, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli.

Reported wounded in action, 8 May 1915.

Court of Enquiry, Rouen, France, 3-5 September 1917, declared fate as 'Killed in action, Gallipoli, on or about 8 May 1915'.

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

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