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William Joseph SMITH

Regimental number3944
Place of birthDarlinghurst, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address241 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Smith, 241 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Bridget SMITH, 241 palmer Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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