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George Thomas SMITH

Regimental number182
Place of birthHollington, Staffs, England
SchoolGreat Gate School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressLowden, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W. Smith, Swannell, Lowden, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row D, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucretia SMITH, Collie, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers Pte A E Smith died shortly after discharge and Pte Jack Smith prisoner of war in Germany.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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