|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Quirindi, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Mayne Street, Murrurundi, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Charles Edward Smith, Mayne Street, Murrurundi, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/51/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Given names Robert William on Nominal Roll|
War service: embarked Sydney, 24 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 October 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, England (goitre), 29 December 1916; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 13 February 1917. Marched in to 9th Training Bn, 31 March 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917. Marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 23 May 1917; marched out to join unit, 8 June 1917; taken on strength, 4th Bn, 11 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917. Admitted to 17th Casualty Clearing Station (gunshot wound, back and chest), 5 October 1917; thence to Ambulance Train 32 to England. Admitted to Middlesex War Hospital, 16 November 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 9 January 1918; discharged to No. 2 Convalescent Depot, 14 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, 31 January 1918; disembarked Sydney, 15 April 1918. Discharged, 18 May 1918, on account of being medically unfit.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal~
|Date of death|
|Age at death||62|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Botany Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales|