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George SMITH

Regimental number883
Place of birthGrantham New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLake Clarendon via Gatton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs F Smith, Lake Clarendon via Gatton, Queensland
Enlistment date14 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 26 June 1915
Date of embarkation incorrectly listed on Embarkation Roll as 7 June 1915.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', No. 30848 (17 August 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15 (4 February 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 1919
Date: 12 December 1918

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