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Murray SMITH

Regimental number2148
Place of birthMurray Bridge, South Australia
SchoolState School, Murray Bridge, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurray Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Margaret Smith, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death3 January 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 14), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth SMITH
Family/military connections2 Brothers: France, both returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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