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Charles James SMITH

Regimental number4771
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, New South Wales
Address16 Weatherhill Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Smith, 16 Weatherhill Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Age at death30.7
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPicquigny British Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sidney and jane SMITH, "Charldene", Cambridge Street, Epping, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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