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James Henry SMITH

Regimental number3610
Place of birthThe Granite, Lexton, Victoria
SchoolGranite Hill State School, Lexton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLexton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Owen Smith, Lexton, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death24.5
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth SMITH, the Granite, Lexton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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