|Place of birth||Ryall, Whitchurch, Canonicorum, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||18|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Mrs Adam Smith, Ryall, Whitechurch near Charmouth, Dorset, England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, Adam Smith, Ryall, Whitechurch, near Charmouth, Dorset, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Alderley, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War
|Place of death or wounding||Gottingen, Germany|
|Age at death||23|
|Place of burial||Niedwrzwehren Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. I), Cassel, Germany|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.
Reported missing, 29 July 1916.
Now, 14 August 1916, reported prisoner of war, Germany (wounded: shell splinters in face).
Died of wounds (sepsis), Gottingen, 14 August 1916.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2570507Q, 1874 Pte K.H. MORRELL, B Company, 25th Bn, 23 January 1919: 'He died at Gottingen in Hospital about 2 weeks after I got there in August 1916. He died about 3rd week in August from wounds. I was in same ward, but did not speak to him as I was pretty bad myself. He was paralyzed. I think he was wounded in abdomen. Was buried at Gottingen, but I was not at his funeral.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH William John
Red Cross File No 2570507Q