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Richard Leslie SMITH

Regimental number187
Place of birthTaree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressOxley Island, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Smith, Oxley Island, Manning River, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1940 Driver Sydney Garfield SMITH, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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