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Arnold Ashton SMITH

Regimental number905
Place of birthWalcha, New South Wales
SchoolWollongong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHawthorn Parade, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs E M Smith, Hawthorn Parade, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Signaller in Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-14 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death07-14 August 1915 ; secondary dod: 10/08/1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial Row C, No. 134), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ashton and Emily SMITH, 178 Hawthorne Parade, Haberfield, Sydney. Native of Walcha, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsFour cousins killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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