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Francis Richard SMITH

Regimental number5423
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolBexleyheath College, Bexley, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCobden, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Fred Smith, 77 Lewisham Road, High Road, London, England
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 9), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary SMITH, 121 Vassall Road, Brixton, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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