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SMYTH, Henry John
(Service number 15989)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Charles H L Smyth (Nephew) CPO North Dunedin
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport HMNZT 59, 60 Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 27 May 1919 Age 54
Place of Death NZ
Cause DOI
Notices Otago Daily Times , Issue 17637, 29 May 1919, Page 4
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Lot 26
New Zealand Memorials 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall

Biographical Notes

Born Timaru; buried Anderson's Bay Cemetery, Dunedin. Son of John Maxwell Smyth and Georgina Smyth (nee Rogers)

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