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John SMITH

Regimental number1456
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
True NameGROOM, George
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
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Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Smith, Macauley Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 May 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 23), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
62
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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