Albert Victor SMITH

Regimental number10/3999
Date of birth1 September 1895
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, A E Smith, c/o F Friendship, Huntly, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date13 November 1915
Place of enlistmentTrentham
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs Albert Ernest Smith, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Wellington, 4 March 1916; disembarked Suez,10 April 1916.

Embarked Port Said for France, 13 April 1916; joined 1st Bn, in the field, 18 May 1916.

Killed in action, 16 September 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 13
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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