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Frank William SMITH

Regimental number669
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
True NameSTEAD, F B
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
AddressEchuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Emily Cahill, Blackhall, Queensland
Enlistment date28 December 1914
Place of enlistmentEchuca, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date17 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 13 August 1919; discharged(termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 17 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1950
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Frank William

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