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Charles George SMITH

Regimental number116
Place of birthBattery Point, Tasmania
SchoolBattery Point State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address27 De Witt Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinE Smith, 27 De Witt Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service14th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Engineers
FateKilled in Action 31 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: George J.F. (d. 12 March 1915, aged 68, bu. Cornelian Bay) and Martha J. (d. 5 June 1922, bu. Cornelian Bay) SMITH

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