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Linde Ross Edward SMITH

Regimental number158
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressWoodstock, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Smith, Woodstock, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 18 June 1915
Place of death or woundingWounded Quinn's Post, Gallipoli; died Alexandria
Date of death18 June 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 161), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Rose SMITH. Correct name Edward Linde Ross SMITH
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Luide.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Linde Ross Edward

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