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Robert Frederick SMITH

Regimental number747
Place of birthRheola, Victoria
SchoolRheola State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressInglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs J. Doncaster, Inglewood, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 3 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1916
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; John SMITH and Jane DONCASTER (formerly SMITH), Inglewood, Victoria. Native of Rheola, Victoria

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