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Roy Canterbury SMITH

Regimental number34828
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
SchoolCkeveland St Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address'Inez', Mills Street, Carlton, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Charles H Smith, 'Inez', Mills Street, Carlton, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingLittlewood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ada SMITH, Mill Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: returned, MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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