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Herbert VELVIN-SMITH

Regimental number9998
Date of birth16 April 1898
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressBatlow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Smith, 'Lorana', Beaument Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Cadet Off Prob
Promotion date: 2 January 1919

Lieutenant


Unit: 3 Pnr Btn
Promotion date: 2 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 January 1984
Age at death85
Place of burialBatlow Cemetery, New South Wales

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