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Cecil Sidney SMITH

Regimental number174
Place of birthLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Columbus (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlasterer
Address21 Northcote Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Walter D Smith, 21 Northcote Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Haberfield Rifle Club.
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 43), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. W. and Alice SMITH, 21 Northcote Street, haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connections2nd Cousin George McKenzie killed at Lone Pine, August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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