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Richard Donald SMITH

Regimental number5440
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotorman
Address36 Wellington Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Smith, Lyceum Place, Manchester, England
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Alice SMITH
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5439 Pte John SMITH, 16th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 November 1934
Age at death48
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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