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Cecil George SMITH

Regimental number281
Place of birthPennant Hills, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland St and George St Public Schools, Redfern, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Kelly Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Smith, 3 Kelly Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Previous military service33rd Infantry; Served in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.4
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row b, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Kate SMITH, Bankstown, New South Wales

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