Albert SMITH

SMITH, Albert

Service Number: 30
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Bowen, Whitsunday, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Auburn Public School WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bellevue Roll of Honor, Hamilton St. Peter's Church Honor Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Mudgee District Fallen Soldiers Memorial, P.A.F.S. Loyal Star of Flemington HR
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 30, Queensland Imperial Bushmen
18 May 1900: Embarked Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Private, SN 30, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, AWM Boer War Unit Details, Murray p. 475 noted 4th QIB embarked 18 May 1900 aboard Manchester Port arriving Beira 14 Jun 1900.
1 Jun 1900: Promoted Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Sergeant, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, AWM Boer War Nominal Roll, Murray p. 480 notes promoted to Sergeant on 1 Jun 1900. Also noted in Murray p. 475 notes South African Orders of 7 Jul 1901 he was to transfer to the 5th QIB at rank of Lieutenant (Supernumerary) but he does not appear on the roll for the 5th QIB.
10 Aug 1901: Discharged Australian and Colonial Military Forces (Boer War / Boxer Rebellion), Sergeant, SN 30, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, AWM Boer Wr Unit Details, Murray p. 477 notes 4th QIB embarked 5 Jul 1901 aboard Britannic returning to Australia arriving Brisbane 5 Aug 1901, disbanded 10 Aug 1901.

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