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Edward Amos SMITH

Regimental number9974
Place of birthSmithfield, New South Wales
SchoolChatswod Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressClanWilliam Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Smith, ClanWilliam Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Previous military service3rd Field Company Army Engineers; Served in the Militia.
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 3 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row b, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Alice SMITH, "Kia-Ora", Clanwilliam Street, Willoughby, New South Wales

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