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Louis Victor SMITH

Regimental number10528
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressDouglas Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Victor Smith, Douglas Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an intense bombardment, this officer did splendid work in keeping communications open, working tirelessly in mending the lines. When the wireless section were all disabled by a shell, he soon organized a fresh squad in a new site.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Other details

War service:Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Militry Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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