SMITH, Gordon David
(Service number 73892)

Aliases Born David Gordon Sturrock SMITH
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 26 July 1897 Place of Birth Otama, Gore

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ore Ore, Raetihi
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. SINCLAIR (sister), The Cave, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 38th Reinforcements, D Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 4 May 1967 Age 69 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Bromley, ashes interred Ruru Lawn Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Gordon David Smith was the fifth son of David Gordon and Elizabeth (née Velvin) Smith.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 May 2017]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 May 2017]

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