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James SMITH

Regimental number2675
Place of birthLancashire, England
SchoolNorth Liverpool School, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address194 Glenmore Road, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Smith, 194 Glenmore Road, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 39), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth SMITH; husband of Katherine SMITH, 12 Cob-Brawed Crescent, Daceyville, New South Wales. Native of Lancashire, England

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