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Farquhar Hugh Arpafeelia SMITH

Regimental number5305
Place of birthNewtown, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolThe King's School, Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressWest Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W Alexander Smith, 78 Blencowe Street, West Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Sydney Scottish Rifles.
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Farquhar Hugh
Place of death or woundingMartinpuich (Retreat to Hindenburg Line)
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery (Row E, Grave NO. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on St James' Roll of Honour, Sydney, New South Wales: '"He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it." Matthew 10:39. In memory of those associated with St James' Church who gave their lives in the Great War.' Parents: William and Jessie SMITH, 'Arpafeelie', Blencowe Street, West Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Newtown, Sydney
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2424 Pte Donald John MacPherson SMITH, 44th Bn, killed in action, 11 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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