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Arthur Clyde SMITH

Regimental number3644
Date of birth25 August 1896
Place of birthPetchys Bay, Tasmania
SchoolWattle Grove State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlaziers Bay, Huon, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Smith, Glaziers Bay, Huon, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date27 August 1917
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 August 1918
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Morven and Susan SMITH, Glazier's Bay, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers in the AIF, one was a Corporal.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Arthur Clyde

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