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Sydney SMITH

Regimental number3250
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman, armourer
AddressSouth Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight105 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs W A Smith, 'Ardath', Venner Road, Annerley, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceYes 70 days A.I.F. Brisbane. Own Request. (Wifes Objection)
Enlistment date10 November 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, February 1918 Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 29 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Joan SMITH
Discharge date11 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 29 October 1918; disembarked Sydney, 19 December 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 11 February 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death9 November 1925
Age at death38
Place of burialRoma Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Sydney

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