|Place of birth||Candelo, New South Wales|
|Address||'Nerida', Mowbray Road, Chatswood, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs P E Smith, 'Nerida', Mowbray Road, Chatswood, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Sergeant|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/36/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 5 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 31 August 1916; taken on strength, 9th Training Bn, 1 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 October 1916; reverted to Private, 23 October 1916; appointed Acting Corporal (with pay), 5 November 1916; reverted to Private, 14 November 1916; marched out to unit, 17 November 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 15 December 1916; Temporary Corporal, 27 December 1916; Corporal, 27 December 1916.
Detached to Sniping School, 23 February 1917; rejoined Bn from Sniping School, 7 March 1917.
On leave to England, 14 September 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 26 September 1917.
Wounded in action, Belgium, 7 October 1917 (concussion, shell), and admitted to 4th New Zealand Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 8 October 1917; to Ambulance Train, 9 October 1917, and admitted to 1st South african General Hospital, Abbeville, 10 October 1917 (concussion of brain). Transferred to 5th Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 18 October 1917; to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 15 November 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, Belgium, 28 November 1917.
On leave to Paris, 9 January 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 18 January 1918.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 February 1918 (haemorrhoids), and transferred same day to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Wisques; discharged to duty, 22 March 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 26 April 1918 (gas shell), and admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 28 April 1918; to Ambulance Train, 30 April 1918, and admitted to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, 1 May 1918; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Havre, 6 May 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 27 June 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 6 July 1918.
Wounded in action (third occasion), 23 July 1918 (gassed, shell), and admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; to 41st Stationary Hospital, 24 July 1918; to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 6 August 1918; to Convalescent Depot, Havre, 14 August 1918; to Base Depot, 19 November 1918.
Transferred to 4th Bn, 20 November 1918; joined 4th Bn, in the field, 3 December 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 6 January 1919; rejoined Bn from leave, 27 January 1919.
On leave to Italy, 12 April 1919; rejoined Bn from leave, 28 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boorora', 6 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged, Sydney, 12 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as Hubert Cordingly SMITH.|
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Norwood Park Crematorium|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH Herbert Cordingly|