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Sydney SMITH

Regimental number1115
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
Address20 East Parade, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Queenie Smith, East View, East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary SMITH
Discharge date5 May 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 5 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Name given in Burial Register as Sydney Thomas SMITH.

Cause of death: tuberculosis
Date of death9 December 1926
Age at death56 or 51
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 9 West, Grave 1), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Sydney

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