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Ira SMART

Regimental number980
Place of birthAthelstone, South Australia
SchoolModbury Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressModbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Smart, Modbury, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial Row D, Grave No. 32), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Anna SMART, Modbury, South Australia. Native of Athelstone, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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