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Christopher Edward SMITH

Regimental number873
Date of birth29 April 1886
Place of birthPeabody, near Molong, New South Wales
SchoolAlectown Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlectown via Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Smith, Alectown via Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 September 1917
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Smith, Alectown, New South Wales. Native of Peabody, nr Malong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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