|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||Hornby Street State School, Windsor, Victoria|
|Address||45 Hanover Street, Windsor, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, W B Smith, 33 Eastbourne Street, Windsor, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, F Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 19), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of Mrs W. SMYTH. Native of South Melbourne|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
To hospital, 18 May 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 29 May 1915 (ear); transferred to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Cairo, 12 June 1917; discharged to Detention Barracks, 30 July 1917; rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
Admitted to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 19 August 1915 (venereal disease); transferred to DBI Hospital, Abbassia, 26 August 1915; discharged to Base Details, 15 September 1915; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 28 days.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 25 September 1915 (glandular swelling, venereal disease), and transferred same day to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital (bubo); discharged to Base Details, 4 November 1915 (bubo of groin; total period of treatment: 40 days).
Admitted to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 8 November 1915 (swelling of groin); transfererd to Overseas Base, fit, 30 November 1915; rejoined 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 9 January 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916, and taken on strength.
Transferred to 60th Bn, and taken on strength, 15 March 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Ferry Post, 25 March 1916.
Promoted Corporal, 13 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Appointed Lance Sergeant, 15 July 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2570813: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMYTH Henry Boyer
Red Cross File No 2570813