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Henry James SMITH

Regimental number7747
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationMail guard
Address105 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 4"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E H Smith, 105 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service3 yrs A Coy Rifles Hobart Police Force 2 yrs 6 months
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train Reinforcements 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal RollANZAC Light Railway Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date10 September 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 6 June 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 31 July 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (over age), Hobart, 10 September 1918.

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

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death25 November 1934
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Henry James

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