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Greville James SMITH

Regimental number482
Date of birth1891
Place of birthEsk, Queensland
OccupationPolice constable
AddressMoombra via Coominya, Esk Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Smith, Moombra via Coominya, Esk Line, Queensland
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 7763 Pte Andrew Daniells SMITH, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 October 1972
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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