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John SMITH

Regimental number5439
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Address36 Wellington Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Smith, Lyceum Place, Manchester, England
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5440 Pte Richard Donald SMITH, 16th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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