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Christopher SMITH

Regimental number3095
Date of birth23 December 1889
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesSMITH, CDhristopher
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
Address8 Fawcett Street, East Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Smith, 7 Elizabeth Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 January 1919
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other detailsServed 2 years and 95 days. 1 year and 302 days abroad
Date of death8 April 1973 - Townsville, Queensland
Place of burialCremated at Woongarra Crematorium, Townsville. His ashes and a plaque at the Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney in the services section.

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