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Albert James SMITH

Regimental number438
Place of birthWhitecliffs, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGasfitter
Address90 Margaret Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, E G Smith 90 Margaret Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 2 years of Rifle Club.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Discharge date6 April 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 6 April 1917.

War service: 2 years 224 days (of which 2 years 73 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1979
Age at death86
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Albert James

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