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William SMITH

Regimental number5915
Place of birthHughenden, Queensland
SchoolHughenden North State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDairyman
AddressHughenden, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Wiliam Smith, 'Woodlands', Hughenden, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie SMITH, 'Woodlands', Hughenden, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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