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Hector Small (1892–1915)

Lance-Corporal Hector Small, who died while on active Service, was a son of the late Mr. Albert Small, of Brownlow Hill, Camden. He belonged to the Light Horse for some years, and was among the first to enlist in August last. He left Australia with the first contingent of Light Horse, and went with them to the Dardanelles at the beginning of' May. He is officially reported as having died of enteric and hemorrhage at the Australian Hospital, Heliopolls, Egypt. Lance-Corporal Smell was engaged in farming at the time of enlisting, and was 23 years of age. He was married in April of last year to a daughter of Mr. A. Stafford, of Brownlow Hill.

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'Small, Hector (1892–1915)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 July 2024.

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Hector Small, c1914

Hector Small, c1914

Australian War Memorial, P04909.018

Life Summary [details]


8 June, 1892
Theresa Park, New South Wales, Australia


4 July, 1915 (aged 23)
Cairo, Egypt

Cause of Death

typhoid fever

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service