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Robert SMITH

Regimental number4381
Place of birthMillers Point, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf labourer
Address136 Blues Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Mr J Smith, 136 Blues Point Road, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Louisa SMITH
Discharge date12 September 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 30 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 3 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 12 September 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death17 September 1937
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Robert

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