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John Thomas SMITH

Regimental number3265
Place of birthYorkshire, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address158 Piesse Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 3"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cordelia Smith, 158 Piesse Street, Boulder City, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Date of death18 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot AA, Grave No. 1675), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Cordella SMITH, Boulder, Western Australia. Native of Bradford, Yorks, England
Discharge date18 November 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 27 April 1918; disembarked Perth, 20 May 1918; discharged (wounded), Perth, 18 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH John Thomas

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