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Percy Perrin SMITH

Regimental number4927
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBowenvale, via Maryborough, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Smith, Bowenvale, via Maryborough, Victoria
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date28 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 21 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 28 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Perram.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Percy Perrin

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