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Gordon SMITH

Regimental number790
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Smith, Blackbutt, Queensland
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularOne of the best sportsmen in the 4th Brigade, a good athlete and a white man, beloved and respected by every man of the Brigade.
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 4), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SMITH, The Haven, Goomeri, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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