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Vincent SMITH

Regimental number684
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address330 Richardson Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Smith, 330 Richardson Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Date of death18 March 1920
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot J, Grave No. 81), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth SMITH. Native of Windsor. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Raranga', 8 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 October 1919; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Vincent

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