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Eric Hamilton SMITH

Regimental number2440
Date of birth19 September 1895
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectrician
Address3 Marshall Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J H Smith, 3 Marshall Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Served 1522 days. 1407 days abroad
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other detailsMarried Isabella Campbell on 5 June 1920
Date of death14 January 1982 - Oakleigh, Victoria
Place of burialWestern Suburbs Crematorium, Altona North, Victoria

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