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George Joseph Charles SMITH

Regimental number237
Date of birth18 November 1883
Place of birthNorthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Smith, Stephens Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollAble-Bodied Driver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917
Discharge date25 July 1917
Other details

War service: arrived at Lemnos, 21 July 1915. Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 20 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Promoted Leading Seaman, Ismailia, 8 April 1916.

Embarked for Australia from Suez on board HT 'Bulla', 29 May 1917; discharged, 25 July 1917.

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

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