The AIF Project

Percy Cecil SMITH

Regimental number21278
Place of birthBlackall, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWeinholt Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Smith, Weinholt Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Martha SMITH
Discharge date31 January 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 15 November 1916; disembarked Sydney, 31 December 1916, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 31 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 December 1922
Age at death31
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Percy Cecil

Print format