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William George SMITH

Regimental number1755
Place of birthMitchells Island, New South Wales
SchoolMitchells Island Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressWilmington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Smith, 61 Victoria Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death25
Date of death14 August 1950
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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