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George Gonerman SMITH

Regimental number579
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHardware assistant
Address'Kiora', 6 Park Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, 'Kiora', 6 Park Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
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Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 December 1944
Age at death56
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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