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William Henry SMITH

Regimental number442
Place of birthChetwynd, Victoria
SchoolMaude Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWilliam Henry Smith, Waitchie
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of meningitis.
FateDied at sea 16 June 1915
Place of death or woundingDied at sea from illness.
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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