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Michael Noble SMITH

Regimental number523
Place of birthEnmore, New South Wales
SchoolHornsby Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressMt Colah via Hornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Smith, Address Unknown
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 45), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: foster son of Lucy RAVELL, "Boomerang", Greenhills, Narrabeen, New South Wales. Native of Enmore, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFoster brothers: E.S. Ravell, killed; David Ravell, MM.
Miscellaneous detailsAlso embarked INF1REIN15

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