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Keith Laurence SMITH

Regimental number4601
Place of birthHuonville, Tasmania
Other NamesKeith Lawrence
SchoolSouthbridge State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreen Hills, Colebrook, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr E Smith, Green Hills, Colebrook, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 17A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Letitia SMITH, Bellerive, Tasmania. Native of Huonville, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4584 Corporal Frank Ernest SMITH, 4th Division Headquarters, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919; 4585 Pte Ivan Laurence SMITH MM, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 952 Corporal Claude Huon SMITH, 26th Bn, killed in action, 20 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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