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Andrew Smellie TAIT

Regimental number5797
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address'Woolamai', Tooronga Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Next of kinWife, Mrs E R Tait, 'Woolamai', Tooronga Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 March 1939

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