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Alanson Portward SMITH

Regimental number2396
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWire worker
Address36 Moreland Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss Florence Blanch Smith, 36 Moreland Road, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Alanson Post
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 May 1947

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