|NAME||Robert Granville SMITH|
|DIED||Sydney January 1965|
|MILITARY SERIAL NO.||2835|
|UNIT||7th Field Company Engineers|
|DISCHARGED||Sydney 14 August 1919|
Robert Granville Smith took up a block in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area first at Corbi Hill and then at Merungle Hill half-way between Yanco and Leeton. The block at Corbi Hill – No. 1248 was granted to him on 26 February 1923.
Robert stated when he applied for his Qualification Certificate that he had ‘eighteen years experience in general farm work. His father was a dairy farmer and he used to milk before and after school. He also stated he was used to cultivating, ploughing, harrowing, sowing seed and any class of farm work’.
 SRNSW: Department of Water Resources, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, Unregistered Series, [17/619 No. 24/6084] Application for Qualification Certificate, Robert Granville Smith, 27 December 1922.
Sources used to compile this entry:
State Records of NSW: Department of Water Resources, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, Unregistered Series, [17/619 No. 24/6084].
National Archives of Australia: B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers (Robert Granville Smith) online: http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/Imagine.asp?B=1788318