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Joseph SMITH

Regimental number1762
Place of birthDelegate, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDelegate, Wallesley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Smith, Delegate, Wallesley, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War Service: Middle East, France

Admitted to hospital in Gibraltar on 7 November 1915 with an ulcer to the right leg. Also hospitalised in Alexandria Military Hospital after being severely gassed

Returned to Australia on board 'Kildonan Castle' disembarking on 9 May 1919

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