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Ernest Cecil SMITH

Regimental number4367
Place of birthBowden on Hill, South Australia
SchoolBalaklava Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCompositor
AddressKapunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie E Smith, Balaklava, South Australia
Enlistment date26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.10
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDive Copse British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 3), Sailly-le-Sec, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Annie SMITH, 13 Queen Street, Kensington, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin served in the AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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