Born at Smith’s Mill, WA, CoE. Enlisted 13 November 1916, age 24, farmer. Nok parents, Thomas Richard Smith and Julia Smith of Smith’s Mill, Glen Forrest, WA. Embarked at Fremantle 29 January 1917 per A28 Miltiades and killed in action in France 25 April 1918. Burial site: Villers Bretonneux, France. Service medals: BWM and VM. Mosman Park War Memorial, WA.