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Herbert SMITH

Regimental number5659
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolNewtown Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Frederick Smith, Kununoppin, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 26 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEast Peronne, Somme, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Ann SMITH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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