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Tom Smith AULD

Regimental number5795
Place of birthNewcastle-on-Tyne, England
Place of birthNewcastle, England
SchoolSunderland School, England
Age on arrival in Australia41
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTatajin, Merridin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43.5
Height5' 5.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachel Auld, Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on health grounds)
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death47
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialDernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late Josiah and Rachael AULD
Other details

War service: Western Front

SourcesNAA: B2455, AULD Tom Smith

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