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Thomas Cormack SMITH

Regimental number3221
Place of birthHastings DIstrict, New South Wales
SchoolSt Brendan's, Annnadale, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLead glazier
Address240 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W E Smith, 240 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Cormack spelt Cormach
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F., Grave 5), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Ernest and Catherine SMITH, of 240 Young Street, Annandale, NSW.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3563, Pte Ernest William Smith, 13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement, returned to Australia; Cousins: 6371 Private Norbert Gilroy O'REILLY, 25th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement, Died of Wounds 23 September 1917; 765 Private Peter John O'REILLY, Machine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 14, returned to Australia 6 September 1919; 764 Eugene Michael O'REILLY, Machine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 14, returned to Australia 15 April 1918;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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