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Hugh Henry SMITH

Regimental number2026
Place of birthWest Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBusselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.4
Height5' 9"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, H J Smith, Busselton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBusselton, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1919
Discharge date22 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 20 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 22 April 1919.

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

Died as a result of motor cycle accident.
Date of death26 January 1926
Age at death29
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery Crematorium, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Hugh Henry

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