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William SMITH

Regimental number248
Place of birthThooreh, Victoria
SchoolThooreh State School No. 1759, Victoria (near St Arnaud)
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKooreh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Wm Smith, Kooreh, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rosena SMITH, Korreh, Victoria. Native of Kooreh, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Sgt P.E. Rowe, 8th Brigade, killed.

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