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Regimental number2027
Place of birthCroydon, Surrey, England
SchoolEnglish Council School
Age on arrival in Australia28
AddressThe Gunyah, Wentworth Street, Blackheath, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, MrsE Smith, 119 Yule Street, Petersham., New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SMITH; husband of Edith SMITH, "Vincent", Vine Street, Hurstville, New South Wales. Native of Croydon, Surrey, England

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