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Horace Kearsley SMITH

Regimental number3718
Place of birthWallerawang, New South Wales
SchoolWallerawang Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Smith, 37 Clarendon Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot XI, Row M, Grave No. 7B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily SMITH, 37 clarendon Road, Stan,more, Sydney. Native of Wallerawang, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother Lance Corporal Samuel Smith MM served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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