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Alexander Robert SMITH

Regimental number2784
Place of birthRandle Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleansing Depot City Council
Address29 Dulwich Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs S H Smith, 29 Dulwich Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death19.3
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willilam and Sarah SMITH (nee Campbell), 2 Dulwich Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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