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Eric Grant SMITH

Regimental number10572
Place of birthDronin Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDental mechanic
AddressThe Manse, Dimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Rev J M Smith, The Manse, Dimboola, Victoria
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Discharge date14 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Private Leslie Robert Grant SMITH, Regimental No. 1026, 39th Battalion, returned to Australia 25 January 1919; 2nd Lieutenant John Grant SMITH, 41st Battalion, returned to Australia 16 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Discharged medically unfit

Disembarked in Melbourne on 22 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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