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Richard Jolland SMITH

Regimental number2754
Place of birthWindermere, Victoria
SchoolState Schools, WIndermere and Yendon, Victoria
AddressMcKinnon Railway Station, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Smith, McKinnon Railway Station, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Jolland spelt Yolland
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24.9
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 45), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Windermere. Parents: Richard and Alice SMITH, Wheatley Road, Brighton North, Victoria

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