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Michael Ernest SMITH

Regimental number4530
Place of birthNymagee, New South Wales
SchoolNymagee Convent School (Roman Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCameron Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Smith, Dyo Station, via Cobar, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried, Dublin.
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDrowned
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGrange Gorman Military Cemetery (Section Roman Catholic, Grave No. 3), Dublin City, Ireland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret SMITH, Mulgawarrina Street, Coolabah, New South Wales. Drowned in the Irish Sea from R.M.S. "Leinster" as a result of enemy action
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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