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Eric Stanley SMITH

Regimental number2719
Place of birthMuswellbrook, New South Wales
SchoolManilla Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressThe Fountain, Bay Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Smith, The Fountain, Bay Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death17 December 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Sarah SMITH, "Quambi", Corner of New Canterbury Road and Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Muswellbrook, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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