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George Frederick Edgar SMITH

Regimental number6084
Place of birthNorfolk, England
SchoolThe School Bishops Stortford, Herts, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPost Office, Murrumburrah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Smith,Wells, Norfolk, England
Previous military serviceServed in The School OTC.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDrowned accidentally 10-15 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence SMITH, Wells, Norfolk, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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