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William Alfred SMITH

Regimental number2158
Place of birthVIC
ReligionProtestant
OccupationJockey
Address190 Mitchell Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss M Smith, 119 Mitchell Street, Northcote Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records16
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 31, Grave No. 18), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Jane SWIFT, 101 Mitchell Street, Northcote, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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