NameAlbert Daniel Smiley, SN 4596, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 11 September 1894, Palmwoods (Qld.)
Date of Death: 28 July 1960, Brisbane (Qld.)
Buried: South Brisbane Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland
Albert's parents were John Smiley and Margaret Benson. Albert attended North Pine State School. He was working as a cook and living in South Brisbane when he enlisted 13 March 1916 at Brisbane. His unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes. He arrived home February 1919. Albert married Alvena Ada Kassulke at Brisbane in 1920. He died aged 65. Albert had two brothers who enlisted as well, William Henry  and George . All three brothers enlisted within days of each other and all embarked together on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes. They all returned home.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: B2455, SMILEY ALBERT DANIELLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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