George Robert SMITH MID

SMITH, George Robert

Service Number: 795
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Camperdown, Inner West, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Courcelette British Cemetery
Grave VII. C. 18. INSCRIPTION PROMOTED HIGHER FOR EVER WITH THE LORD , Courcelette British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 795, 4th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Euripides embarkation_ship_number: A14 public_note: Attached from Australian Medical Corps
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 795, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
18 Aug 1916: Involvement Corporal, 795, 4th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 795 awm_unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1916-08-18

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

4th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 26 and the son of Henry and Hannah Smith, of 80, Church St., Newtown, New South Wales