The AIF Project

Francis Harmer SMITH

Regimental number7306
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolAdelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter's labourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs H M Smith, 10 Frederick Place off Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row b, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Agnes Smith; husband of H.M. SMITH, 14 Fredrick Street, off Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin and Brother-in-law served in AIF.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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