Henry Francis SMITH

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer & Bridge Carpenter
Enlisted
23-February-1917
Place
Toowoomba
Age
30
Status
Married
Service No
19477
Rank
Sapper
Unit
July 1917 Reinforcements
Embarked
31-October-1917
Place
Sydney
Active Service
England
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of disease
Date
05-November-1918
Place
Military Hospital, Colchester, England
Cemetery or Memorial
Colchester Borough Cemetery, Sussex, England
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and P.A.F.S.O.A. Beaconsfield Lodge Honour Board.

 

Henry Smith arrived in England in December 1917 and spent the next ten months between Parkhouse and Tidworth camps. On 2 November 1918 he was hospitalised at Colchester with influenza and died there from pneumonia three days later.