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Paul Teesdale SMITH

Regimental number528
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArticled law clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinHarry Teesdale Smith, Arthur's Seat, Mount Lofty, South Australia
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 February 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous and able leadership of his section and prompt initiative in occupying an important point during operations.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

Family/military connectionsBrother: 286 Pte Malcolm Teesdale SMITH, 10th Bn, killed in action, 27 April 1915.
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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