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William Charles SMITH

Regimental number4197
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolState School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address163 Keeley Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Alfred Smith, l63 Keeley Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets in 63 Volunteers.
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPeronne Commumal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth SMITH, Keele Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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