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John Joseph SMITH

Regimental number1770
Place of birthWurruk, Victoria
SchoolWurruk State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWuk Wuk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMary A Smith, Wuk Wuk, Victoria
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMt St Quentin, France, died in hospital, Rouen.
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary SMITH, Walpa, Lindenow, Victoria. native of Wuk Wuk, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin George R Smith No 1555 killed.

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