Thomas William SMITH

SMITH, Thomas William

Service Number: 1239
Enlisted: 24 March 1916, Enlisted at West Maitland, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dungog, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Kurri Kurri, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 16 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 25, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Abermain Kurri Kurri IOOF Manchester Unity Loyal Kurri Kurri Lodge HR, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1239, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at West Maitland, NSW
13 May 1916: Involvement Private, 1239, 36th Infantry Battalion
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, 1239, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Hamiton Smith and Bridget Mary Smith of Stanford, Methyr, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal