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George SMITH

Regimental number5704
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMilk carter
Address1 Milson Place, Montague, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFriend, Miss Linda Tuck, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVille-Sur-Ancre, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Foster son of John and Caroline GEDLING. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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