SMYTHE, Allan Francis

Allan Smythe is bottom right in the picture

Service Number: 8269
Rank: Gunner
Enlistment Unit: 6th Field Artillery
Transferred Unit: Not known or not applicable
Date of Enlistment: 5 August 1915
Enlistment Age: 25 years
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

Allan was one of a group of Holy Trinity men who enlisted in August 1915 in the 6th Field Artillery and went to Europe on the Persic. Allan suffered greatly from gastro-enteritis, ulcerated stomach and valvular disease of the heart and was returned to Australia in August 1918. He returned to his job as a draper and married Lila Boutcher in 1921, living in Trevallyn and then West Launceston.

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