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George Robert SMITH

Regimental number795
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolNorth Newtown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressMissenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Smith, Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPTE (AAMC)
Unit name4th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Infantry Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateKilled in Action 18 August 1919 [check date!]
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Hannah SMITH, 80 church Street, Newtown, New South Wales. Native of Maryborough, Queensland

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