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Francis Peter SMITH

Regimental number3618
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's School, Myers St, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address13 Bond Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Smith, 13 Bond Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 February 1916
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 11 July 1918
Age at death23.3
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSouthampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery (Plot B, Row O1, Grave No. 58), Hampshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Annie SMITH, 13 Bond Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died of disease (influenza), University War Hospital, Southampton, 11 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Francis Peter

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