The AIF Project

Robert Francis SMITH

Regimental number5684
Place of birthYandoit, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address127 Albert Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Emily Chambers, 127 Albert Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed on 'Tingarri' for 12 months
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLassars, France
Age at death18.6
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsUncle: Sgt Thomas Murphy, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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