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Samuel Samson SMITH

Regimental number4517
Place of birthCooran, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMooloo, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Smith, Cooran, Queensland
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25.10
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row E, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4516 Pte George Lane SMITH MM, 26th Bn, killed in action, 28 April 1919; cousins, one killed, one wounded.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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