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Soldier profiles

Name : SMITH, SIDNEY BERNARD
Service Number : VX22529
Date of Birth : 14/07/1913
Place of Birth : BRUNSWICK, VIC
Known as : SID
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 05/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : CAMBERWELL, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : SMITH, ROMA
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : D COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions : BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 27
Community Roll of Honour : UNKNOWN
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, EGYPT. COLUMN 234 (SYRIA /LEBANON). / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6205456 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 21514943 [OPEN]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 3132kB)

Background : Son of Sidney George and Myrtle Harriet Smith; husband of Roma Patricia Smith, of Windsor, Victoria, Australia. Brother of Clive.