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Edward SMITH

Regimental number2224
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNo 3 Victoria Place, off Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Smith, No 3 Victoria Place, off Grote Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date24 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 2 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 24 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 January 1930
Age at death31
Place of burialCurrency Creek Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Edward

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