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James Aloysius SMITH

Regimental number2381
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressTorrington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Peter Smith, Torrington, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.8
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 12), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Emily SMITH, Deepwater. Native of Metz, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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