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Kingsley Carnegie SMITH

Regimental number925
Date of birth12 April 1896
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
SchoolNaracoorte Public and Hindmarsh High School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressNottingham Avenue, Keswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Smith, Nottingham Avenue, Keswick, South Australia
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1516 Sergeant Arnold Carter SMITH MM, 4th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Compamy, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France. Wounded, Pozieres, France, 4 August 1916; invalided to Manchester Hospital; rejoined unit, 7 February 1917. Wounded, second occasion, Warlencourt, 2 March 1917. Transferred to Railway Unit, 31 July 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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