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Walter Edmund SMITH

Regimental number166
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressCatherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Smith, 'Ilka', Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 10208 Driver Ernest Victor SMITH, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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