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Walter George SMITH

Regimental number15248
Place of birthEl Dorado, Victoria
SchoolState Schools North Prentice and El Dorado, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMissionary
AddressLeneva via Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Smith, William Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Light Horse, rutherglen, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 March 1918
Place of death or woundingDranoutre, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDrenoutre Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Emma SMITH; husband of Elsie SMITH, William Street, Beechworth, Victoria. Native of Eldorado, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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