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John James SMITH

Regimental number3158
Date of birth31 March 1896
Place of birthSpringsure Queensland
SchoolSpringsure School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpringsure, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Dindle, Springsure, Queensland
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte Frederick William SMITH, 3204, 47th Bn, returned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other detailsSon of George and Mary Alice (nee Wallis) Smith

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