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Percy James Arnold SMITH

Regimental number7551
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide High School, Grote St, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingMurden College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J W Smith, 28 Myrtle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date4 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Percy James
Age at death21.6
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave no. 12), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Agnes SMITH, 28 Myrtle Street, Prospect, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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