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Frank SMITH

Regimental number5496
Date of birth1 December 1896
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach painter
AddressLeicester Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W. Smith, Leicester Street, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as V146429, 2 February 1942-23 August 1944, Queen's Bridge, Victoria.
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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