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Frederick SMITH

Regimental number1724
Place of birthWalthamstow, Essex, England
SchoolCouncil Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressYanco, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Smith, 3A Woodend Road, Wood Street, Walthamstow, Essex, England
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1916
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 12), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie Smith, 3A Woodend Road, Walthamstow, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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