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Charles Catchpole SMITH

Regimental number3631
Place of birthScarsborough, England
SchoolCatholic School, Scarsborough, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address268 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Smith, 268 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 13), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie SMITH; husband of Elsie SMITH, 354 Canning Street, North Carlton, Meolbourne, Victoria. Native of Scarborough, england
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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