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William Arthur SMITH

Regimental number2462
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCare J Mack, Esq, Berribank, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Albert Smith, 176 High Street, Nottingham Gate, England
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll"16/54/16"
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 February 1943

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