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Donald John McPherson SMITH

Regimental number2424
Place of birthFishertown, Aberdour, Scotland
SchoolDava & Grantown Public Schools, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Address166 Lincoln Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, James McC Smith, 166 Lincoln Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War.
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Donald John
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death40
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXV, Row B, Grave No. 18), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Helen SMITH. Native of Lochindorb, Morayshire, Scotland
Family/military connectionsCousin of Cpl F H A Smith, killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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