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Allan Smith


7th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss F. Pinney
  • Plaque: 248

Additional Info

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Allan Bryant Smith was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and an Electrician when he enlisted with the 7th Battalion, E Company on 9 September 1914 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914. It was first believed that this soldier had a warrant served for desertion. However, upon closer review, a letter to his mother, Mrs. Smith of Ballarat, dated 22 February 1917, refers to some confusion and mistaken identity with a Pte A.C. Smith. A correction was later issued and according to a letter from Base Records dated 17 September 1924, Allan Bryant Smith returned home to Australia on 9 September 1915 and was discharged as medically unfit on 15 may 1917.

No additional records of the other Pte Smith can be found.
Tree No. 248

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour