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William Ernest SMITH

Regimental number957
Place of birthStratford, Essex, England
SchoolHolbrook Rd School, Plaistow, Essex, england
Age on arrival in Australia26-27
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Smith, 65 Cabley Collingbourne, Ducies, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 84), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SMITH, 3 Huxley Road, Silver Street, Edmondton, London. Native of Stratford, London

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