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Regimental number25536
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
Address7 Mary Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Smith, C/o Mrs Allen, Unwins Bridge Road, Undercliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceYes Militia on account of going away
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Helen SMITH
Discharge date24 January 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; arrived Melbourne, 15 December 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 24 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death3 December 1930
Age at death40
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Cecil

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