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Alfred Mervyn SMITH

Regimental number28325
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address22 Austin Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E W Smith, 22 Austin Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military service65th Infantry; Served as Sergeant in Aust. Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 19), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest adn Emily SMITH, Austin Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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