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Walter John SMITH

Regimental number4770
Place of birthMichelago, New South Wales
SchoolMichelago Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMichealago, Cooma Line, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Smith, Michealago, Cooma Line, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annorah SMITH, Michelago, Cooma Line, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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