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John Holmes SMITH

Regimental number1839
Place of birthBalranald, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMcGregor Street, Hay , New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mis J Hanlan, McGregor Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 January 1918
Place of death or woundingNot known.
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTorreken Farm Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. II), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SMITH. Native of Balranald, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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