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David Wilson SMITH

Regimental number5923
Place of birthKirriemuir, Forfarshire, Scotland
SchoolPoundyhill School, Kirriemuir
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
Addressc/o Mrs Stewart, 42 Arundell Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Stewart, 2 Muir Street, South Karrimuir, Forfarshire, Scotland
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death29
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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