|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Occupation||Permanent Naval Stores|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Florence Smith, 141 Nelson Street, Williamstown, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years in the Royal Australian Navy.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Date of death|
|Age at death||33|
|Age at death from cemetery records||33|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 14), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 58th Bn from 6th Training Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 July 1916.
Now, 10 September 1916, reported 'Missing, believed Killed, 19 July 1916'.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 1 September 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on B.103, 'Buried in vicinity of Fleurbaix'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2560806: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH Sydney
Red Cross file 2560806