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Thomas Joseph SMITH

Regimental number444
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoxmaker
Address17 Garden Avenue, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.7
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Ruby M Smith, 200 Victoria Street, Beaconsfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the 33rd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date17 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somerset', 12 December 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 17 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1927
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9, 2346), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Thomas Joseph

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