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William Thomas SMITH

Regimental number1829
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence S Smith, 55 Stamford Stret, Upper Mossley, near Manchester, England
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled accidentally 31 October 1917
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Accidently killed by his escort in an armed attempt to excape lawful custody. Authority for inclusionon Roll of Honour contained in minutes of 49th meeting of AWM Board held in Melbourne on 10 December 1956. (See file 746/1/2

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