The AIF Project

Eric Lyndon SMITH

Regimental number963
Place of birthBright, Victoria
SchoolLaunceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPyramid Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E L Smith, Pyramid Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eustace and Florence SMITH, Pyramid Hill, Victoria. Native of Fernihurst, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 27521 Driver Roy Lyndon SMITH, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format