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Robert SMITH

Regimental number187
Place of birthPentland Rows, Medlothian, Edinburgh, Scotland
SchoolSt Patrick's, Kilsyth, Sterlingshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressBoggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Smith, 19 Back Brae Street, Kilsyth, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialRation Farm Annexe (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 18), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Roabert and Annie SMITH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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