Frederick Francis SMITH

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SMITH, Frederick Francis

Service Numbers: S5399, S/5399
Enlisted: 26 January 1942
Last Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Armidale (I)
Born: Brighton-Le-Sands, New South Wales, Australia, 27 July 1918
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Lost at Sea aboard HMAS Armidale, 1 December 1942, aged 24 years, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, HMAS Armidale Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Ordinary Seaman, SN S5399
26 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN S/5399, HMAS Cerberus (Shore)
26 Jan 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Seaman, SN S/5399
17 May 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN S/5399, HMAS Cerberus (Shore)
10 Jul 1942: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Penguin (IV) 1939-1940/HMAS Brisbane 1940-1942/HMAS Moreton (I) 1942-1994 (Depot)
11 Jul 1942: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Armidale (I), Served on the HMAS Armidale till the 30.9.1942
30 Aug 1942: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Melville, Served at HMAS Melville until the 1.10.1942
1 Oct 1942: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Armidale (I), Served on board the HMAS Armidale until the sinking in the Arafura sea on the 1.12.1942

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