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Harold Farriers SMITH

Regimental number323
Date of birth16 February 1894
Place of birthBurma
SchoolDevonport, Tasmania and Melbourne Grammar School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressThe Manor, Spreyton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Lt Col J Smith, Spreyton, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Discharge date21 February 1917
Other details

Son of Lt Col James Smith (Indian Army Medical Service) and Ella Louisa (nee Rice). Was wounded at Gallipoli (20 October 1915) and returned to Australia and discharged.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 December 1955

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