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Regimental number538
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address31 Burton Street, Ryhope, Durham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Smith, 31 Burton Street, Ryhope, Durham, England
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Date of death17 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWaverley General Cemetery (Portion General, Plot Select, Grave No. 6497), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Sarah Ann SMITH. Native of Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, London. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.

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