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Alfred SMITH

Regimental number1521
Date of birth10 December 1891
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGlenelg Grammar School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJapanner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Walter William Smith, St Johns Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date10 June 1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Palestine. Discharged as medically unfit.
Date of death19 July 1959
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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