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Regimental number6517
Place of birthUrana, New South Wales
SchoolFairy Good School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPost Office, Wallumbilla, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, L Smith, Post Office, Wallumbilla, Queensland
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled accidentally 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCasino, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCastre Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Leaman and Mary SMITH, Damhead Farm, Wallumbilla, Queensland. Native of New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3218 Pte Donald SMITH, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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