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Ernest Athol SMITH

Regimental number3221
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressRiverside Cottage, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Smith, Riverside Cottage, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 January 1950
Age at death54
Place of burialQueanbeyan Old Cemetery, New South Wales

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