Charles Mitchell Watson SMITH


SMITH, Charles Mitchell Watson

Service Number: WX5626
Enlisted: 22 June 1940, Northam, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Aberdeen, Scotland, 7 December 1902
Home Town: Kojonup, Kojonup, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Syria, 13 June 1941, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Beirut War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jingalup War Memorial, Kojonup RSL War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

22 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX5626, Northam, Western Australia
13 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX5626, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter

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"...WX5626 Private Charles Mitchell Watson Smith, 2/16 Battalion, of Kojonup, WA, (originally of Aberdeen, Scotland). Pte Smith enlisted at Northam, WA, on 22 June 1940 and served in Syria where he was killed in action on 13 June 1941, aged 39." - SOURCE (