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Charles Frederick SMITH

Regimental number4885
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address81 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height5' 4.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Smith, 81 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
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
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 23), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 17 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Charles Frederick
Red Cross File No 2530911L

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