|Place of birth||Horsham, Victoria|
|Address||Roleystone via Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Ann Maria Smith, Roleystone via Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/15/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Marched out to Serapeum, 26 February 1916.
Admitted to 5th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, Markeb, 11 July 1917 (debility); discharged to duty, 18 July 1917, and returned to duty, Abbasan, same day.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Marakeb, 5 August 1917; discharged to duty same day (no further details recorded).
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 11 August 1917 (broken mandible), and transferred same day to 65th Casualty Clearing Station, Rafa; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 13 August 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 14 August 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 15 August 1917 (fractured lower jaw); to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 1 September 1917; discharged to Moascar Camp, 13 September 1917.
Court of Enquiry, 27 August 1917, concluded that 'the blow which caused the fracture of Tpr Smith's jaw was the result of friendly horseplay and was unintentional. The Court finds that the blow was accidental, no blame being attachable to anyone'.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 28 June 1918 (malaria); transferred to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 2 July 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 11 July 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 30 August 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 24 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Perth, 13 October 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Karrakatta Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH Edward Harris|