|Place of birth||Collingwood Victoria|
|Address||38 Canning Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs F Smith, 38 Canning Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Second entry both matched|
War service: England
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 February 1917; discharged from Parkhouse hospital, 12 March 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 18 days.
Found guilty, 5 May 1917, of being absent from Durrington Camp from 6.30 am, 17 April, until reporting to his Company lines at about 9.30 pm, 1 May 1917: awarded 168 hours' detention, and forfeiture of a total of 25 days' pay.
Found guilty by District Court Court Martial, Larkhill, 24 July 1917, of being absent without leave from 27 May until 15 June 1917: awarded 30 days' detention, and forfeited a total of 88 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia, 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 5 February 1918.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH John|