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Lawrence Pearce SMITH

Regimental number3005
Place of birthHawker, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressHawker, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Smith, Hawker, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Place of enlistmentQuorn, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date19 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3006 Pte Howard William Ball SMITH, 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 19 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Lawrence Pearce

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