Francis John SMITH

Regimental number3713
Place of birthGreenough, Western Australia
Place of birthMullewa, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMullewa, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Francis William Smith, Elizabeth Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1918
Place of death or woundingNot known
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Jane SMITH, Guildford Road, Bayswater, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2665 Pte Ernest Henry SMITH, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 8 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal