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Robert Frederick Maberly SMITH

Other NamesSMITH, Robt. Fredk. Maberly
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMerchant
AddressKooringal, Fernhill Road, Sandringham
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Fanny Isabel Maberly Smith, Kooringal, Fernhill Road, Sandringham
Rank on enlistmentStaff Captain and Orderly Officer
Unit nameBrigade 6, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Promotions

Lieutenant


Promotion date: 18 October 1901

Commissioned


Promotion date: 24 March 1915

Major


Promotion date: 3 August 1916

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

For conspicuous gallantry in action. He displayed great energy in the attack, and great coolness under heavy shell fire in consolidating the ground won. On another occasion he attacked an enemy post and inflicted heavy casualties
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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