• William Smith

Army / Flying Corps

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  • Birth

    West Berkshire, England, UK

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Perth, WA, Australia

Stories and comments
    • description of photo in Australian War Memorial.
    • Posted by helenpre, Wednesday, 21 October 2015

    Members of the 51st Battalion, 4th Australian Division in reserve trenches on Anzac Ridge, near Zonnebeke, in the Ypres Sector, Belgium. Identified: standing at right foreground is 3428 Private (Pte) Gordon Archibald Ian Parsons (killed in action 5 April 1918 near Dernancourt, France); seated to the right of Pte Parsons is 2398 Pte William Thomas Kennedy (wounded 6 April 1918); seated behind Pte Kennedy is 2403 Pte Soloman Littmann MM (died of wounds 18 May 1918 near Blangy-Tronville, France); seated beside Pte Littmann is 1636 Pte Robert Croy (killed in action 12 October 1917 near Steenvoorde, France); seated to the right of Pte Croy is 1641 Pte Michael Doyle (also killed in action 12 October 1917 near Steenvoorde); seated behind Pte Doyle is 4764 Lance Corporal (L Cpl) Fleetwood Ashburnham Curteis (hospitalised 29 October 1918) and standing in the extreme background in the trench is 3205 Pte William Smith (hospitalised 15 November 1918).

    Australian War Memorial