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Gerald Cedric SMITH

Regimental number7801
Place of birthOatlands, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoolmore, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, G T Smith, Coolmore, Tasmania
Previous military serviceAbout three months service in the 92nd Cadets
Enlistment date10 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1917
Place of enlistmentEvandale, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Ann SMITH
Discharge date25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 23 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 July 1925
Age at death28
Place of burialEvandale Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Gerald Cedric

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