2383 Walsworth SMITH

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres 

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

Date Location Event
13th September 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked Castalia
13th April 1919 England Returned to Australia on Castalia
13th February 1919 England Disembarked Weymouth from France
20th December 1918 England Rejoined unit from leave
4th December 1918 England Proceeded on English leave
24th November 1916 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
13th November 1916 France Marched in to 2nd ADBD
8th August 1916 England Admitted 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth
7th August 1916 France Embarked at Rouen on HS St.David
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound face and left thigh
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
1st March 1916 Egypt Conduct to the prejudice of good order. Smoking at outpost – award 6 days FP#2
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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