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William Benjamin SMITH

Regimental number1178
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShorthand and typist
AddressMurray Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Smith, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date25 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameStationary Hospital 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1176 Pte George Thomas SMITH, 1st Stationary Hospital, returned to Australia, 21 January 1916.
Other details

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

Date of death17 January 1962

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