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Vivian Archibald SMITH

Regimental number184
Place of birthBeachport, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address5 Thornton Street, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 7"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Harold Nathaniel Smith, 5 Thornton Street, Kensington, South Australia
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date19 January 1920
Other details

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

Date of death26 December 1970

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