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Frederick Omond SMITH

Regimental number537
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressCanterbury Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 10"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Smith, Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Second given name incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as Ormond.
Discharge date22 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Osmond.
Date of death28 January 1967
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Frederick Omond

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