|Place of birth||Yorkshire, England|
|School||National School, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||William Smith, Hay Street, Yarm on Tees, Yorkshire, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 10 years in the Yorkshire Territorials, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Kensington, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||29|
|Place of burial||Bologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 130), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Annie SMITH, Hay Street, Yarm-on-Tees, Yorks, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.
Sent to hospital from unit, Gallipoli, 15 July 1915; rejoined unit, 20 July 1915.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Gallipoli, 25 July 1915, then transferred to Mudros the same day (diarrhoea); rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.
Wounded in action, 8 August 1915; admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 12 August 1915; to Mena Convalescent Depot, 23 August 1915; to British Red Cross Convalescent Depot Montasah, Alexandria, 4 September 1915; discharged to Mustapha Base Details (4 days' Light Duties); embarked Alexandria, 3 November 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 9 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915.
Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19/20 July 1916; admitted No 15 Field Ambulance, then transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, then to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wounds, multiple).
Died of wounds, No 13 General Hospital, 21 July 1916.
Buried Boulogne Cemetery by Reverend T. S. Goude, 21 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH Edward|