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James Gregg SMITH

Regimental number2686
Place of birthSt Andrews, Scotland
SchoolSt Andrews, Burgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
AddressGowrie, Cameron Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Smith, Woodburn House, St Andrews Fifeshire, Scotland
Enlistment date13 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 December 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Gregg spelt Greig
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row G, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bella SMITH, Holding 15, Troustrie, Crail, Fife, Scotland. Native of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland. SPELT GREIG

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