2381 Archibald SMILLIE

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company HQ
Significant events while with the AIF Died of Wounds

Hospitalised sick

Field General Court Martial with prison sentence

cwgcBuried at St.Riquier British Cemetery

 

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

Date Location Event
22nd July 1918 France Died of Wounds
17th July 1918 France Wounded in Action – gassed. Admitted to 40th CCS
8th June 1918 France Released from prison to re-join unit at the front. Rest of sentence suspended
14th May 1918 France To 1st Military Prison Rouen
3rd May 1918 France Field General Court Martial – disobeying an order in 39th General Hospital Le Havre. Sentence to 12 months Imprisonment with Hard Labour
20th February 1918 Belgium To hospital sick
3rd February 1918 England Two weeks leave
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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