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Frederick George L. Smith (1891–?)

Frederick George Leslie Smith, c 1915 photographer unknown

Frederick George Leslie Smith, c 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

FREDERICK GEORGE LESLIE SMITH was born at Rockhampton, Queensland, on 1st November, 1891, the son of Mr. James Edwin and Mrs. Harriet Smith. He received his education at the State School, Rockhampton, and entered the service of the Bank on 28th December, 1908, at Longreach, Queensland. He was transferred to Isisford, as assistant, on 16th February, 1911; to Roma, as ledger-keeper, on 6th December, 1911; and to Eumundi, as teller, on 10th November, 1913.

Frederick Smith enlisted in the A.I.F. on 30th September, 1916, subsequently joining the 5th Light Horse Regiment. He was engaged on active service in Egypt, Sinai Peninsula and Palestine from February, 1917, to 28th June, 1919, being promoted to lance-corporal in September, 1918, and to sergeant in November of the same year,

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'Smith, Frederick George L. (1891–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/smith-frederick-george-l-23197/text32406, accessed 24 June 2024.

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Frederick George Leslie Smith, c 1915 photographer unknown

Frederick George Leslie Smith, c 1915 photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

1 November, 1891
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

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