Private Frederick Smith

Service number 3132
Birth Date 1898-08-22
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Redfern
Death Date 1916-07-24
Death Place France
Also known as Marton Fredrick Gordon Smith, Smith, Marton Fredrick Gordon Smith
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 3rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Frederick Smith (3132, 3rd Battalion) was born in Eveleigh, Sydney, on 22 August 1898. He was working as a mechanic when he enlisted in August 1915. Frederick was killed in action on 24 July 1916 during the battle of Pozieres, aged 17 years 11 months. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France.



Date of birth 22 August 1898
Date of enlistment 22 August 1915
Date of embarkation 08 October 1915
Date of death 24 July 1916
Date of fate 24 July 1916