|Place of birth||Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Address||Craigillee, Ivanhoe Street, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, A Smith, Craigillee, Ivanhoe Street, Marrickville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 11), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 23 November 1915 (mumps); discharged to duty, 24 December 1915.
Joined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 January 1916.
Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19/20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19/20 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2540703: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
Statement, 4797 Pte G. HICKEY, B Company, 54th Bn, 25 May 1917: 'They [Smith and 3145 J.P. THOMPSON] were in B Co., and were killed between our line and the German line at Fromelles by artillery fire.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SMITH Frederick Gordon
Red Cross file 2540703