Private Charles Frederick Smith

Service number 4885
Birth Date 1899-02-20
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Rozelle
Death Date 1916-07-17
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 54th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Charles Frederick Smith (4885, 54th Battalion) was born in Rozelle, NSW, in 1899. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted in September 1915. Charles was killed in action in the frontline trenches near Fleurbaix on 17 July 1916, aged 17 years 5 months. He is buried in the Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France.



Date of birth 20 February 1899
Date of enlistment 02 September 1915
Date of embarkation 08 March 1916
Date of fate 16 July 1916
Date of death 17 July 1916