Hunter Lawrence SMITH


SMITH, Hunter Lawrence

Service Number: 5092
Enlisted: 28 February 1917, Manly, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wallsend, NSW, 1899
Home Town: Manly, Manly Vale, New South Wales
Schooling: Newcastle High School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Morlancourt, France, 23 June 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Newcastle High School Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Wallsend St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5092, 30th Infantry Battalion, Manly, NSW
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 5092, 30th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 5092, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Hunter and Elizabeth SMITH, 10 Military Road, Newcastle, New South Wales

PRIVATE SMITH.-Mr. H. B. Smith, of 20 Milltary-road, Newcastle, formerly of Mlacquarle-street, Plattsburg, has been informed that his son, Private Hunter Lawrence Smith,  has been missing since June 10.