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Dudley Ernest SMITH

Regimental number5780
Place of birthCabaramatta, New South Wales
Other NamesSmith, DE
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBloomfield Street, Cabramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emily Rebecca Smith, Bloomfield Street, Cabramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Date of death31 August 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boorara', 6 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 August 1921
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Dudley Ernest

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