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Arthur Percival SMITH

Place of birthSr Arnaud, Victoria
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolUniversity High School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressCarisbrook, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, James A B Smith, Carisbrook, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was an expert in explosives, travelled all over Australia and New Zealand.
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row b, Grave No. 5), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James adn Lizzie SMITH, Carisbrook, Riversdale Road, Camberwell, Victoria

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