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William Edward SMITH

Regimental number5432
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, E Smith, Wellington Road, St Marys Cray, England
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5433 Pte Sydney Harold SMITH, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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