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Bruce Bewick SMITH

Regimental number30516
Date of birth5 February 1899
Place of birth34 Haines Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
AddressRosedale Park, Shepparton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Smith, 69 Derby Street, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action: received severe wound to his left thigh in France and was invalided to the Southwark Military Hospital, East Dulwich Grove, England.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Was a farmer at "Currawong", Congupna, Victoria from approx. 1926 until his death in 1949.

Date of death20 August 1949 - Mooroopna Hospital, Victoria
Age at death50
Place of burialShepparton Cemetery, Victoria on 22 August 1949

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