Ernest Andrew SMITH

Regimental number3383
Place of birthWalgett, New South Wales
SchoolWalgett (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWalgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Smith, Walgett PO, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 15), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie SMITH, Walgett, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal