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Arthur Montague SMYTH

Regimental number4239
Place of birthThursday Island, Queensland
SchoolDeep Water Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fettler
AddressTungston, via Torrington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr R J Smyth, Tungston, via Torrington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. I), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth SMYTH, Hudson Road, Albion, Queensland. Native of Thursday Island
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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