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James SMITH

Regimental number7034
Place of birthLatham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height6' 0"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Smith, 39 Esther Street, Simm's Cross, Wedness, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBathurst, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret SMITH. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date28 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 30 March 1918; disembarked Sydney, 15 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 28 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death21 September 1935
Age at death53
Place of burialno details
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH James

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