Sydney SMITH

SMITH, Sydney

Service Number: 862
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mumbannar, Dartmoor, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Mumbannar, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Police Constable
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: Plugge's Plateau Cemetery, Anzac
Row A, Grave 6, Plugges Plateau Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 862, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 862, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 862, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

At the time of enlistment he was working as a Police officer in the Carlton area, Victoria

Son of Edward Thomas Smith of Mumbannar, Victoria. Brother of Percy G. Smith

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal