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Gilbert Roy SMITH

Regimental number32549
Place of birthNewtown Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address222 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W P Smith, 222 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1869 Pte Stanley James SMITH, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1975

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