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John Brydon SMITH

Regimental number554
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 7.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Smith, Fermoy, 21 Fairlight Street, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Place of enlistmentNarrabri, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Margaret SMITH
Discharge date5 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 5 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 December 1930
Age at death45
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH John Brydon

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