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Harold Wright SMITH

Regimental number740
Place of birthMandangie, Georgina River, Queensland
SchoolMandangie State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBurketown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Oliver Smith, Brookdale, Burketown, Queensland
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 January 1917
Place of death or woundingHelles
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 39), Mericourt-L-Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oliver and Elizabeth SMITH, "Moorangan", Grove Street, Albion, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Oliver Hamilton Smith, killed in action, Battle of Messines, Belgium, 8 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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