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James SMITH

Regimental number1520
Place of birthIsland of Heoy
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5'4.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinJames Smith, Longhope, Orkney Isle, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Place of enlistmentFrankston, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1520A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date27 February 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT A68. 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 27 February 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1922
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH James

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