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Michael SMITH

Regimental number6359
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address20 Eastbourne Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Weight129.5 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Smith, 50 Herbert Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPrahan, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SMITH. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date5 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 5 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death15 January 1929
Age at death59
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Michael

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