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Allan Grant SMITH

Regimental number323
Place of birthWedderburn, Victoria
AddressChapel Street, Wedderburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 6.25"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Smith, High Street, Wedderburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 15 months in Senior Cadets; 8 months in 26 Signalling Company, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollAir Mechanic 1st Class
Unit from Nominal RollNo 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date1 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on obard HT 'Port Sydney', 4 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit: disability not stated)), Melbourne, 1 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Alan.
Date of death16 May 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Allan Grant

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