Francis Henry Smith

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First name: Francis

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Smith

Personal information:

Francis Henry Smith, telegraphist of Woodlands, Marburg, Queensland embarked from Brisbane on HMAT A30 Borda, 15 Dec. 1914 and served in the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, A.I.F. in Egypt and the Dardanelles, 1914-1918. He returned to Queensland in Nov. 1918 and was discharged 26 Feb. 1919

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.
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