|Place of birth||Altyre, Marayshire, Scotland|
|School||Geddes School, Nigual, Nairnshire, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Alexander Smith, Raitloan Farm, Nairn, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of varicose veins)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth SMITH, 178 Findhorn, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Discharged to duty from 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 31 January 1916 (no further details recorded).
Allotted to and proceeded to join 58th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 23 February 1916.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH James|