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Eoin Lindsay SMITH

Regimental number666
Place of birthGrassdale Estate, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England School, Geelong, Victoria
OccupationStation overseer
AddressGrassdale Estate, Grassdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Jno Smith, Grassdale Estate, Grassdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date16 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Euphemia SMITH, Grassdale Estate, Grassdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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