John William SMITHURST

Regimental number4586
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGarden Island Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs Alice Treanor, Crotty Street, South Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4528 Pte Frederick George SMITHURST, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 April 1966
Age at death74
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery