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William Henry SMITH

Regimental number1422
Place of birthBanana, Queensland
SchoolBanana State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMrs James Smith, Banana, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Smith, Banana, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances SMITH, Banana, Queensland

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