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Harry SMITH

Regimental number939
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Smith, 33 Croft Street, Hyde, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 February 1981

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