Frederick William David SMITH

Regimental number682
Place of birthSomerset, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic expert
Address146 Wicks Road, Buskington, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John F Smith, 146 Wicks Road, Buskington, England
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Frederick William

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a raiding party into the enemy trenches with great courage and initiative. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917