Private Peter Smith

Private Peter Smith, 51st Battalion, Australian Infantry. He was killed in action in France on 24th April 1918, aged 33, during the German Spring Offensives. He was the son of Thomas and Mary Smith and had been born at Bonchester Bridge. He is buried in the Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France. He fell in the re-capture of the village by Australian Forces which finally ended German hopes of the capture of the important rail centre of Amiens.

 

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