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Frank Lindsay Gordon SMITH

Place of birthN/A
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationElectrician
Addressc/o W.D. Coulthard, P.O., Hectorville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Lucy Sophia Smith, c/o A.E. Smith, P.O., Bute, South Australia
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board TRANSPORT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 7 September 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Frank Lindsay
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Joseph and Lucy Sophia SMITH
Discharge date22 February 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board hT 'Ascanius', 7 September 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 4 October 1915; discharged (appointment terminated), 22 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 December 1925
Age at death35
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 8 East, Grave 10), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Frank Lindsay Gordon

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