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Roy Leslie SMITH

Regimental number5956
Place of birthTallandoon, Victoria
SchoolTallandoon State School, Victoria
AddressTallandoon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Smith, Tallandoon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVille sur Ancre, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVille-sur-Ancre Communal Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret SMITH
Family/military connectionsCousin: Percival C. Smith.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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