2375 Stanley Charles SMITH

Date of enlistment 16th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres 

Summary of Private Smith’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
14th July 1917 Australia Request to re-enlist with the Expeditionary Forces
15th May 1917 Australia Discharged
12th April 1917 Australia Disembarked Ulysses
13th February 1917 England Returned to Australia on A38 Ulysses from Devonport
14th December 1916 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth from Administration HQ
29th November 1916 England Discharged from 1st Auxiliary Hospital and to two weeks furlough
23rd October 1916 England Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield
9th August 1916 England Admitted War Hospital Bradford – gunshot wound thigh and thumb amputated
8th August 1916 France Embarked from Boulogne for England on HS Cambria
7th August 1916 France Admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound thigh and thumb 
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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