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Thomas Smith VIRTUE

Regimental number478
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolShields Rd School, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronworker
Addressc/o Mrs. Brown, 69 Thompson Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinD. Virtue, Address Unknown
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 December 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGlasgow Western Necropolis (Row N, Grave No. I), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on the Balmain Rowing Club Roll of Honour. Parents: William and Barbara Smith VIRTUE

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