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John Olly SMITH

Regimental number6
Place of birthYethong, New South Wales
Other NamesDavid Olley
ReligionChurch of England
Address241 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 8"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Smith, 241 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Saddler)
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 24 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Special Memorial Row C, Grave No. 43), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John adn Anne SMITH; husband of Mrs SMITH, 197 Addison road, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Jasper's Brush, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNephew: 2472 Lance Corporal Ellis Eric CORK, 31st Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 November 1915
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH John Olly

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