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Robert McLuckie SMITH

Place of birthSouth Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolWest-end State School, Brisbane, Queensland
Other trainingTechnical College, South Brisbane; Duntroon Military College.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs L K Smith, Gas Works, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 7), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: alexander and Lucy SMITH, Gasworks, South Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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