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Eric SMITH

Regimental number73
ReligionCongregational
OccupationHorse driver
AddressRichmond, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Samuel Smith, Richmond, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll273
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1649 Pte Hedley SMITH, 12th Bn, killed in action, 14 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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