Donald Ian SMITH


SMITH, Donald Ian

Service Number: 23968
Enlisted: 1 February 1940, Melbourne, VIC
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
Born: Port Wakefield, SA, 13 July 1916
Home Town: Tailem Bend, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Service, 4 March 1942, aged 25 years, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

1 Feb 1940: Involvement SN 23968, HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
1 Feb 1940: Enlisted Melbourne, VIC
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

H.M.A.S. Perth
Royal Australian Navy

Son of Ernest Edwin and Grace Ina Amanda Smith, of Tailem Bend, South Australia.