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James Foote SMITH

Regimental number11899
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteel moulder
Address97 Pearson Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Smith, 97 Pearson Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary SMITH, 97 Pearson Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin to Lieut J F Fawcett MC 24th Batt, Lieut A Fry MM 4th Pioneers and Pte A Fry killed in action 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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