Roll of Honour Private Melville Gardiner Smith

Service number 3928
Rank Private
Unit 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 25 July 1916
Place of Death France
Place of Association Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private Melville Gardiner Smith's name is located at panel 54 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.


Roll of Honour name projection

Private Melville Gardiner Smith's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sat 15 July, 2017 10:17 pm
  • Wed 30 August, 2017 2:42 am
  • Sun 22 October, 2017 4:07 am
  • Mon 25 December, 2017 4:09 am
  • Mon 26 February, 2018 10:30 pm
  • Thu 19 April, 2018 9:19 pm
  • Sun 3 June, 2018 7:00 pm


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.