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Frederick Norman SMITH

Regimental number886
Place of birthArmadale, Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthArmidale
SchoolState School, Victoria
OccupationWood machinist
AddressGlenhuntly Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H J Smith, Willingham, Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWell known footballer and cricketer in Caulfield.
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRed Cross Corner Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 8), Beugny, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Kate SMITH, "Willingham", Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin Sgt Herbert William Lansdell 5th Battalion killed 24/4/18.

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