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William Henry Grant SMITHERS

Regimental number82
Place of birthBrighton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs Smithers, 27 Walton Street, Oxford, England
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollABD
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
FateDischarged 28 April 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Henry
Other details

Discharged in the United Kingdom to take up a commission in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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