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Sydney Smith

Name on Board S Smith
Name on Service
Sydney  Smith
Enlistment Age 31
Occupation Permanent Naval Stores
Place of Birth Launceston, Tas
Next of Kin Florence May Smith
Address 67 Railway Cr, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status M
Enlistment Date 21/07/1915
Service No. 4189
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 7/03/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Wiltshire A18
Unit on Embarkation 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 19/07/1916
Unit on Death 58th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA (previously reported missing)
Place of Wounding/
Fromelles, France (Initially buried in vicinity of Fleurbaix. No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Additional Information Prior to enlisting Sydney Smith served for 7 years in the Royal Australian Navy. Daughters, Vivian Veronica and Florence Alice
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