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Arthur Herbert SMITH

Regimental number4883
Place of birthMoree, New South Wales
SchoolMoree Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEdward Street, Moree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Smith, Edward Street, Moree, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary SMITH 14 Hansard Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1832 Pte William Thomas SMITH, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917; 2458 Pte John Alfred SMITH, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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