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Ernest William SMITH

Regimental number3563
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCooper
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E W Smith, 240 Young Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3221 Pte Thomas Cormack SMITH, 18th Bn, killed in action, 21 October 1917; First Cousins: 6371 Pte Norbert Gilroy O'REILLY, 25th Bn, died of wounds, 23 September 1917; 765 Pte Peter John O'REILLY, 13th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919; 764 Pte Eugene Michael O'REILLY, 13th Machine Gun Company returned to Australia, 15 April 1918~
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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