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James Frederick SMITH

Regimental number7083
Place of birthGravesend, Kent, England
SchoolBinsteed Rd Council School, Portsmouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNo Fixed Address
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J F Smith, 145 Portchesten Road, Portsmouth, England
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1916
Place of enlistmentWarrague, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Grave No. B10.482), Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Lorisa SMITH, 145 Portchester Road, North End, Portsmouth, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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