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Sidney SMITH

Regimental number751
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Albert place, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs. A. Smith, 13 Albert place, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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