The AIF Project

Walter George SMITH

Regimental number29578
Place of birthMoonee Ponds, Victoria
SchoolEssendon State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address22 Lethbridge Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Smith, 22 Lethbridge Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 16 January 1919
Place of death or woundingBusigny, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 5), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Eliza SMITH. Native of Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: Albert Kelly; Nathan Wright; killed in action.

Print format