• George Smiley

Army / Flying Corps
  • 31st Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 8th Brigade
  • Private

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  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Birth

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Stories and comments
    • George Smiley
    • Posted by Mapping our Anzacs story, Wednesday, 20 November 2013

    GEORGE SMILEY (b.1891 d.1933) served in WWI and married NELLIE VICTORIA DOWNER (b.1891 d.1973) after the war. They were married on 15 February 1919 at Bemerton, Wiltshire, England, sailed for Australia aboard the Ceramic, and had five children:GEORGE EDWIN JOHN (b.1920 d.?) LILLIAN JEAN VICTORIA (b.1922 d.1943) BEATRICE MARGARET JEAUNE (b.1924 d.2008) HAZEL ELIZABETH MAUDE (b.1927 d.2005) and JAMES BENSON ROBERT (b.1931 d.?) On his return from the war, George worked for Queensland Railways as a fettler. George died of an illness in 1933 and is buried at Gympie Cemetery. [Posted by his granddaughter, S. Horne nee Dean.]

    • SMILEY Brothers enhanced AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 15 April 2019

    SMILEY Brothers enhanced

    SMILEY Brothers enhanced
    • SMILEY Brothers (Left to right) Albert Daniel & George & William Henry AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 23 February 2021

    SMILEY Brothers (Left to right) Albert Daniel & George & William Henry

    SMILEY Brothers (Left to right) Albert Daniel & George & William Henry
    • George Smiley Event date: 09/10/1933 Event type: Death registration Registration details: 1933/C/4118 Event type: Death AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 23 February 2021

    George Smiley Event date: 09/10/1933 Event type: Death registration Registration details: 1933/C/4118 George Smiley BIRTH 21 Sep 1891 Queensland, Australia DEATH 9 Oct 1933 (aged 42) Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia BURIAL Gympie Cemetery Gympie, Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia MEMORIAL ID 168579847

    SMILEY George Gympie Cem Qld
    • The Week (Brisbane, Qld. : 1876 - 1934) Fri 19 Jan 1917 Page 20 MOTOR CAR TRIP FROM CHARLEVILLE TO ABAVALE DURING RECENT WEATHER CONDITIONS. AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Tuesday, 23 February 2021

    The Week (Brisbane, Qld. : 1876 - 1934) Fri 19 Jan 1917 Page 20 MOTOR CAR TRIP FROM CHARLEVILLE TO ABAVALE DURING RECENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.

    The Week (Brisbane, Qld. : 1876 - 1934)  Fri 19 Jan 1917   Page 20   MOTOR CAR TRIP FROM CHARLEVILLE TO ABAVALE DURING RECENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.