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William John SMITH

Regimental number2269
Place of birthMaryport, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Ester Smith, 45 Barkly Street West, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 January 1973

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