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Bert SMITH

Regimental number5196
Place of birthOakland Richmond River, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSawyer
AddressOaklands via Coraki, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Smith, Oaklands via Coraki, New South Wales
Previous military serviceHe was Sergeant in local Cadets.
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of disease 18 July 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrrence) Churchyard (Grave No. 31), Middlesex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Sarah SMITH, Oakland, Richmond River, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5197 Pte Leslie George SMITH, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.

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