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Charles Henry SMITH

Regimental number5408
Place of birthPimpama, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressBenowa via Southport, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Smith, Benowa via Southport, Queensland
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles SMITH and Frances BETTS, Lather Street, Soutport, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law Sydney Henry Turpin killed in action on the 2nd April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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