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Ernest George SMITH

Regimental number1896
Place of birthHappy Valley, South Australia
SchoolBrighton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address66 Ann Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs. May Smith, 66 Ann Street, Maylands, South Australia
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied as a result of accident 12 February 1916
Place of death or woundingSuez, Egypt
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 27), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah SMITH; husband of Olive SMITH, Port Adelaide, South Australia. Served as Ernest George, true name Sydney Ernest George SMITH

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