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Alexander SMITH

Regimental number562
Place of birthDulgamally Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDigger
AddressWilliam Smith, Kinchrakine, Argyllshire, Scotland
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, William Smith, Kinchrakine, Argyllshire, Scotland
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 September 1958

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