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John Henry SMITH

Regimental number3220
Place of birthCarlton Street State School, Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolWest End State School, Queensland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Smith, Carlton Street, Highgate Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, 8th Oxley Regiment.
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKilled while acting as Voluntary Stretcher Bearer.
FateDied of wounds 15 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22.4
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialQuarry Cemetery (Plot VI, Row I, Grave No. 4), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SMITH, Carlton Street, Highgate Hill, South Brisbane
Family/military connectionsCousin: Lt M McLuchie SMITH, 26th Bn, killed at Villers-Bretonneux, 17 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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