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Lancelot Beck SMITH

Regimental number3313
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYeelanna PO, Yeelanna via Port Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M I Smith, Yeelanna PO, Yeelanna via Port Lincoln, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 March 1957
Age at death65
Place of burialCummins Cemetery, South Australia

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