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William Edward SMITH

Regimental number545
Place of birthWalcha, New South Wales
Place of birthWaliha, New South Wales
SchoolNiangala, Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoresbrook, Bundarra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Smith, Uralla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 37), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hanorah SMITH, Hill Crest, Uralla, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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