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Joseph William SMITHSON

Regimental number704
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address48 Devonshire Road, Southport, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Kate Budge,48 Devonshire Road, Southport, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 November 1955
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery

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