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Ernest William SMITH

Regimental number12319
Place of birthFeatherston, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway official
AddressMarine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, D A Smith, Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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