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Leonard James SMITH

Regimental number36
Place of birthLiverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLeatherworker
Address'Clareville' Smith Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs H H Smith, 'Clareville' Smith Street, Bexley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 6th KIngs Liverpool Territorial Regiment.
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingProbably Neuve Eglise, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGodewaeasvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah SMITH; husband of Harriet SMITH, 76 Herbert Street, Rockdale, Sydney. Native of Liverpool, England

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