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Smithson, Leslie Alfred    Create Anzac Certificate
Place of Birth: Hurstville, NSW, Australia

Service Number: 67229

Place of Enlistment: Kogarah, NSW, Australia

Next of Kin: Smithson, Alfred (father)



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My Grandfather - the late Anzac (67229).
Submitted by: Neil Ramsay Smithson
    

My grandfather Private Leslie Alfred Smithson on my father's (Norman Leslie Smithson) side - the photo was taken at the George Street Studios, Sydney in July 1918 at enlistment - Grandad Smithson (aged 21) was one of the last to travel overseas, embarking on 14 Oct 1918 from Sydney aboard the SS Wyreema - he was a Beltmaker by trade, and lived in Hudson Street, Hurstville.
He was enroute to South Africa, when the reinforcements were told of the Armistice in France.

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