Terence Smith

Name   Terence Smith

Not on the black marble honour roll

Number    Private   3457

Battalion   6th  Battalion

Place of Birth   Fitzroy

Next of Kin   His father, J D Smith of McCartin St Leongatha

Date and place of enlistment   Leongatha 6/7/1915

Physical details on enlistment. Age 22 years and 10months, 5’8 ½ “ grey eyes and black hair

Religion  Roman Catholic

Occupation   Baker

Date and place of death he was killed in action on 4/10/1917 in Belgium

Location of grave or memorial

He is remembered on the Menin Gate Ypres Belgium

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

His father resided in McCartin St Leongatha

Military History

  • 6/7/15 he enlisted
  • 11/10/1915 embarked Adelaide on the HMTS Nestor
  • 22/2/16 He joins the 8th Battalion in Egypt
  • 25/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
  • 30/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
  • He joined the 6th Battalion
  • 6/1/17 He went to hospital sick
  • 15/1/17 He rejoined his unit
  • 24/1/17 He is admitted to hospital with cellulitis in the left foot
  • 25/1/17 He travelled by train to the 9th General Hospital Rouen
  • 18/2/17 he rejoined his unit in Etaples
  • He is in hospital with the cellulitis for some time
  • 19/3/17 He rejoined his unit
  • 21/4/17 He was admitted to hospital with scabies
  • 28/4/17 He was admitted to hospital with impetigo
  • 4/5/17 He is discharged from hospital
  • 11/5/17 He rejoined his unit
  • 17/8/17 He went to UK on leave
  • 1/9/17 He returned from the UK

13/10/17 He was killed in action in Belgium

  • His effects were letters, cards, photos, devotional books, safety razor, 2 brushes and interpreter.
  • His father died in Fairfield on 9/4/1922
  • His family received his medals, plaque and scroll

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