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William Charles SMURTHWAITE

Regimental number2161
Place of birthBognor England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationSignwriter
Addressc/o S Parnacott, Abernethy P O, Abernethy
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, John Ed Smurthwaite, Lyon Street, Bognor, Sussex, England
Enlistment date5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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