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Beth SMITH

Regimental number1436
Place of birthRochford, Victoria
SchoolRochford State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRochford via Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Smith, Rochford via Kyneton, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name Bert on ROH. Buried at Quinn's Post.
FateKilled in Action 09-10 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 55), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth SMITH. Native of Rochford, Victoria
Family/military connectionsStep-brother of Pte W Angus killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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