Private William Leslie Smith

Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Died: Tuesday 9 October 1917

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, WILLIAM LESLIE
Additional information:
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.
Country:
Australian

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Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1930928)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, Leslie William 16770
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10534203)
Name recorded:
Private Leslie William Smith 16770
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
24 January 1917
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R2030420)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, William Leslie 3255
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10633695)
Name recorded:
Private William Leslie Smith 3255
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
18 November 1915
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1963754)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, Leslie William 1205
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10575634)
Name recorded:
Private William Leslie Smith 4224
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
7 March 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1955025)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, Leslie William 5649
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10567029)
Name recorded:
Private Leslie William Smith 1205
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
21 September 1915
Record identifier:
People (P11006352)
Name recorded:
Lieutenant Leslie William Smith
Unit:
48th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
18 January 1916
Date returned to Australia:
5 November 1917
Record identifier:
People (P10368927)
Name recorded:
Private Leslie William Smith 2091
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
26 August 1915
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Name:
Private W A Smith
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
6 Oct 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 275)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
13 Oct 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries. (page 161)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A W Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
4 Oct 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 12 Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment (page 171)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A W Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
4 Oct 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 12 Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment (page 171)
Name:
Private J Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
6 Oct 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 21 Field Ambulance (page 164)
Name:
Private J R Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
6 Oct 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 21 Field Ambulance (page 164)
Name:
Private A Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
6 Oct 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 270)
Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
6 Oct 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 70)