Sydney Septimus SMITH

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SMITH, Sydney Septimus

Service Number: 126
Enlisted: 1 October 1914, Enlisted at South Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newick, Leives, Sussex, England, 1895
Home Town: Oakleigh, Monash, Victoria
Schooling: Newick Council School, Sussex, England
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, 19 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave Panel 42
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 126, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at South Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 126, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 126, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
19 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 126, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, Shrapnel wound to the right knee

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 19 years

Next of kin E M Smith of Yew Tree Cottage, Colonels Bank, Charlew, Sussex, England

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