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Charles Stephen SMITH

Regimental number6833
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
AddressBega South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5'4.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Smith, Bega South Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Date of death27 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records37
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget SMITH. Native of Bega, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date24 May 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinithic', 10 Jnauary 1918; disembarked 7 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: painful adhesion after operation), 24 May 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1919
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Plot L, Grave No. 1849), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Charles Stephen

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