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George Rivers Vincent SMITH

Regimental number4025
Place of birthSheffield, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L Smith, Barrington, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name George Rivers
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row E, grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Susan SMITH. Husband of Mary SMITH, Steel Street, Devonport West, Tasmania

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