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Sidney SMITH

Regimental number2147
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.3
Height5' 2.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinGuardian, Guardian James Freeman Button, Magill Boys' Reformatory, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date30 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 22 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 30 June 1919.MBV
Date of death6 September 1983
Age at death87
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Sidney

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