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Charles Leslie SMITH

Regimental number2206
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
SchoolFitzroy State School, George Street, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarrier
Address19 Spring Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Smith, 19 Spring Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial, C, 65), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie SMITH, 31 Argyle Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 641 Pte Hebnry HOOPER, 5th Bn, died of wounds, 23 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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