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Edward SMITH

Regimental number2959
Place of birthCrystal Brook, South Australlia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLewis Street, Frankston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E F Smith, Lewis Street, Frankston, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
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 Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 31 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: accident.

Also known as Edgar Allan SMITH.
Date of death15 January 1927
Age at death46
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 9 West, Grave 11), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Edward

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