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George William SMITH

Regimental number2004
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address8 Essex Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 2.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinSon, Syd George Smith, 8 Essex Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date5 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 11 November 1916; discharged (medically unfit: bronchial asthma), Brisbane, 5 June 1916.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death22 February 1944
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH George William

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