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George Horace SMITH

Regimental number932
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolChrist College Church School, Finchley Park, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Somerset, Almurta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Smith, Finchley Park, North Finchley, England
Previous military serviceServed 4 years in Territorial Royal Artillery.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25-27 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot 1), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Esther SMITH, 37 Kingston Hill, Surrey, England. Native of London
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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