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Percival Hall SMITH

Regimental number183
Place of birthPt Wakefield, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStation hand
AddressEdward Street, Port Wakefield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Smith, Edward Street, Port Wakefield, South Australia
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2529 Pte Wilfred Stuart SMITH, 27th Bn, died of wounds, 10 August 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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