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Walter Reginald SMYTHE

Regimental number3896
Place of birthGympie Gold Fields, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist's assistant
AddressGPO, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Smythe, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of cerebal haemorrhage at Military Hospital, London.
FateDied of disease 3 March 1917
Age at death47
Other detailsSecond entry states embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 October 1916 on board HMAT A39 'Port Macquarie', as Private, 44th Bn, 4th Reinforcement; next of kin stated to be Brother, William T C F Smythe, Coolgardie, Western Australia.

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