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Frederick Haynes SMITH

Regimental number5593
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPost and telegraph mechanic
AddressMona Vale via Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Smith, Mona Vale via Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 6 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 48), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary SMITH, Burrawong, Glenbrook, New South Wales. Native of London, England
Family/military connectionsBrother to Lieut James Bradford Hales Smith who died of wounds at Villers-Bretonneux, 2/8/18.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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