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Thomas Edward SMITH

Regimental number5453
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M. Smith, 42 Salisbury Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years 3 months in South African Light Horse; time expired.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 December 1918
Discharge date23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Burma', 15 December 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 22 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 23 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Thomas Edward

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