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William John SMITH

Regimental number3533
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeamster
AddressDwellingup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, J Smith, Dwellingup, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SMITH, Swellingup, Western Australia. Native of Rushworth, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother in law.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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