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Ivon Herbert Jacob SMITH

Regimental number3359
Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
SchoolCue State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph mechanic
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriett Wheeler Smith, 33 Forrest Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Ivon Herbert
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.7
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialDaours communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: George and Harriett SMITH, 33 Forrest Street, North Perth, Western Australia. Native of Mount Egerton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother Lance Corporal John Smith killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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