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James Leslie SMITH

Regimental number20151
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressWarleigh Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Aminthe, Warleigh Road, West Footscray, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 November 1981
Age at death84
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery, Victoria

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