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John Lewis SMITH

Regimental number5728
Place of birthHackney, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressBlackwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Smith, The Knoll, Blackwood, South Australia
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5726
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 14 May 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 58), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Mary SMITH, the Knoll, Blackwood, South Australia

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