Ernest Edwin SMITH

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SMITH, Ernest Edwin

Service Number: PA2086
Enlisted: 2 May 1941, Port Adelaide
Last Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Penguin
Born: Greytown, 6 June 1921
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Indian Ocean, 4 March 1942, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Victor Harbor WW2 Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

2 May 1941: Involvement Ordinary Seaman, SN PA2086, HMAS Penguin
2 May 1941: Enlisted Port Adelaide
4 Mar 1942: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

H.M.S. Anking
Royal Australian Naval Reserve

Son of Rory Sydney Thomas Smith, and of Olive Irene Smith, of Semaphore, South Australia.