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Army Number: NX68127Image not available
Surname: SMYTH
First Names: Frank Miles
Known as: Wakey Wakey
Rank: Lieut.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Ethelyn SMYTH (Mother); aslo Mrs. Lea Danvers SMYTH (Wife)
Date of Birth: 23/8/1918
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 4/2/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Neutral Bay, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 6/2/1941
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: General Details Depot, Sydney, NSW
Company: A
Platoon: CSM
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 8/2/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 131
Memorial: Sydney, NSW
Information: Enlisted with AIC (Australian Instructional Corps) at Victoria Barracks on 29/11/1938, Army Number NP4949; embarked with Darwin Mobile Force per SS Montoro on 14/3/1939; appointed as WOII on 7/6/1940; released on 4/2/1941 and enlisted with AIF; commissioned as Lieutenant on 8/2/1942; killed in action KiA Johore Straits on 8/2/1942; on boat patrol in Johore Straits with two others (NX37531 - BARNES, John Hunter, Pte. - D Company, 16 Platoon and NX72474 - CALVERT, Carlyle Leo, Pte. - A Company, 9 Platoon) to ascertain enemy movements, Lt. SMYTH lost in mid-stream after encounter with enemy boat patrol, Pte. BARNES and Pte. CALVERT returned safely to the Battalion
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