Corporal Herbert William Smith

Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery

Died: Saturday 5 May 1917 (aged 27)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, HERBERT WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of Herbert Thomas and Ellen Ann Smith, of 40, Chisholm St., Moore Park, New South Wales. Born at Bathurst.
Cemetery:
GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
III. C. 13.
Country:
Australian

Possible matches

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Record identifier:
Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files (R1500473)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, Herbert William James 630
Unit:
2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10103813)
Name recorded:
Private Herbert William James Smith 630
Unit:
2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1798016)
Name recorded:
Sapper Smith, William Herbert 1379
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1743257)
Name recorded:
Sapper Smith, William Herbert 5255
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10346541)
Name recorded:
Sapper William Herbert Smith 5255
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
19 July 1916
Record identifier:
People (P10401291)
Name recorded:
Sapper William Herbert Smith 1379
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
15 September 1915
Record identifier:
People (P10569550)
Name recorded:
Private Herbert William James Smith 630
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
20 December 1914
Record identifier:
People (P10103811)
Name recorded:
Corporal Herbert William Smith 4633
Unit:
5th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Record identifier:
People (P11005496)
Name recorded:
Private Herbert William Smith 630
Unit:
2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
5 August 1914
Date of fate:
9 April 1917
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2469984)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, Herbert William 630
Unit:
2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
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Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
3 May 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 22)
Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
9 May 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 23)
Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
10 May 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 23)
Name:
Lance Corporal Smith
Context:
award
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 429)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. (page 422)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 27 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. (page 770)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 423)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
2 May 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 249)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
other
Date:
4 May 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 110)
Name:
Private J Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 423)