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William Sidney SMITH

Regimental number6635
Place of birthSt Leonards South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimekeeper
AddressParkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Smith, 23 Douglas Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 9984 Pte Leslie Melrose SMITH, 14th Field Ambulance, died of wounds, 23 September 1917; 1924 Lance Corporal Rupert David SMITH, Field Squadrom Engineers, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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