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Walter Herbert SMITH

Regimental number1677
Place of birthGrantham Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMama Creek via Grantham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marian Smith, Mama Creek via Grantham, Queensland
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1674 Pte Arthur Gilbert SMITH, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 11 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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