Harry Mercer SMITH

Regimental number795
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHampstead Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinCapt Sydney Mercer Smith, Hampstead Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 June 1915
Place of death or woundingWounded at Gallipoli, died at Malta.
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Row V, Grave No. 5), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Served as SMITH, Harry Mercer, true name MERCER-SMITH, Harry. Parents: Sydney and Amy MERCER-SMITH, "Camoola", Gladstone Road, South Brisbane
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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