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John Seldom SMITH

Regimental number2005
Place of birthExeter, England
Other NamesJohn Seldon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron machinist
Address8 Bunberry Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinAunt, Jessie Billington, 8 Bunberry Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1754
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1918

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