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William SMITH

Regimental number3134
Place of birthYarram Yarram, Victoria
SchoolJack River State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWelshpool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Smith, Welshpool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDied of fever, Damsacus.
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 12), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Catherine SMITH, "Buiguiwani", Welshpool, Victoria

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