Joseph SMITH

Regimental number5210
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.5
Height5' 9.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs H Lines, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the 92nd Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 4 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 October 1982
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Joseph