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Raymond Ebenezer SMITHSON

Regimental number14543
Place of birthSummer Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Charles Smithson, 24 Tintern Road, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Infantry
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameJuly 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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