NameOscar Oliver Smith, SN 4213, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 27 June 1895, Strathpine (Qld.)
Date of Death: 27 June 1975, Brisbane (Qld.)
Buried: 1 July 1975, Redcliffe Cemetery, Queensland
Oscar's parents were John Thomas Joseph Smith and Eliza Amelia Hickman. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted on 28 September 1915. His unit embarked Brisbane on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916, his brother Clifford was on the same ship. When he returned after the war he settled in Kallangur, working as a labourer. He married Frances Ruth Brewer in 1932 at Brisbane. Two of Oscar's brothers enlisted, Clifford Ernest  and Clarence Leslie , all three brothers 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, SMITH O OLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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