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Colin Macpherson SMITH

Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
Other NamesSmith, Caleb Medcraft
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressMutooroo Station, Cockburn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Andrew Smith, Asiemore, Stephen Terrace, Gilberton Street, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row C, Grave No. 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Jessie SMITH, "Aviemane", Stephen Terrace, Gilberton, South Australia.Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.
Family/military connectionsBrother to Lt Sgt Keith Macpherson Smith and Capt Sir Ross Macpherson Smith.

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