Badge Number: S10771, Sub Branch: Minnipa

SMITH, Thomas

Service Number: 2445
Enlisted: 8 April 1915, Keswick, South Australia, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, SA, 1886
Home Town: Pygery, Wudinna, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: 24 February 1969, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Garden of Remembrance Path 11, Grave 716A
Memorials: Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia, Australia
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2445, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2445, 10th Infantry Battalion
26 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A61 Kanowna
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 2445, 50th Infantry Battalion
25 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
Date unknown: Honoured Military Medal

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

Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

He was awarded his Military Medal on 6 March 1920 by General Birdwood while he was on an offical visit to Australia from England