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Sydney SMITH

Regimental number862
Place of birthMumbannar, Victoria
Place of birthDartmoor, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressPolice Station, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinEdward Thomas Smith, Mumbannar PO, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPlugge's Plateau Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915; subsequently reported killed in action, 25 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Sydney

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