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William SMITH

Regimental number1478
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressBranxton and Nelson Streets, Greta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Smith, Sale Street, Greta, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 661 Pte Thomas SMITH, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 May 1974

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