Private William George Smith

Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Died: Saturday 28 October 1916

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, WILLIAM GEORGE
Additional information:
Cemetery:
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
France

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Oral history

British Bevin Boy worked in colleries in Yorkshire, 1944-1948
REEL 1 Background in Channel Islands and England, 1926-1944: family; education; visit to site of crashed German aircraft at Freshwater; aircraft piloted by Frenchmen which landed at Britannia Inn at Dungeness ca 1942; effect of Second World War on coastguards. Recollections of period as Bevin Boy in …

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Name recorded:
Smith, William George
Memorial:
Gnr W G Smith Plaque (WMR 15375)
Location:
Hoylake, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, William George
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St. Margaret's Church - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 31658)
Location:
Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William George
Memorial:
The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment -First World War Book Of Remembrance (WMR 40979)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Netherthorpe School - WW1 (WMR 14172)
Location:
Staveley, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Ivington Lych Gate (WMR 33197)
Location:
Ivington, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Post Office Stores Department Roll of Honour (WMR 72537)
Location:
Swindon, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Crichton Royal Infirmary Staff WW1 (WMR 44254)
Location:
Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Parish of Benson (WMR 31305)
Location:
Benson, Oxfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Hoylake And West Kirby (WMR 1273)
Location:
West Kirby, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, William G
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Newmilns and Greenholm (WMR 13362)
Location:
Newmilns, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Mersey Docks And Harbour Board WW1 (WMR 2347)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Mersey Docks And Harbour Board (WMR 15440)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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St James Church WW1 (WMR 51955)
Location:
Handsworth, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Hanover Street School (WMR 47877)
Location:
Unknown, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Leiston Cemetery Chapel (WMR 5372)
Location:
Leiston, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Witton Wall (WMR 17324)
Location:
Witton, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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St. Philip's Church - WW1 (WMR 37750)
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Handsworth Grammar School - Window (WMR 38692)
Location:
Handsworth, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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City Of Lincoln (WMR 20290)
Location:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Holy Trinity Parish - WW1 (WMR 29758)
Location:
Margate, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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St Michaels Church Choir And Bellringers WW1 (WMR 41143)
Location:
Maidstone, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Hungerford Town Hall Roll Of Honour (WMR 7801)
Location:
Hungerford, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Margate - WW1 (WMR 1518)
Location:
Margate, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Leiston - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 5371)
Location:
Leiston, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Lyndhurst Cross WW1 (WMR 21571)
Location:
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Borough Of Henley On Thames Memorial Tablets (WMR 31491)
Location:
Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Teignmouth (WMR 25970)
Location:
Teignmouth, Devon
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Ealing Memorial Gates (WMR 11851)
Location:
Ealing, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Camberwell - WW1 (WMR 12582)
Location:
East Dulwich, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Newnham and Doddington - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 16214)
Location:
Newnham, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Wood Street Congregational Church,- WW1 Roll of Honour (lost) (WMR 7113)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Newnham WW1 (WMR 1517)
Location:
Newnham, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Warminster (WMR 24355)
Location:
Warminster, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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St Mary Of Charity WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 16553)
Location:
Faversham, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Great Central Railway - WW1 (WMR 27674)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
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Birmingham Education Committee WW1 (WMR 51945)
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Borough Of Colchester Roll Of Honour (WMR 45604)
Location:
Colchester, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Borough Of Colchester Roll Of Honour (WMR 45604)
Location:
Colchester, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Southwark Cathedral - WW1 (WMR 12592)
Location:
Southwark, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
London Hop Trade - WW1 (WMR 12574)
Location:
Southwark, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Margate Old Town Hall-Museum WW1 Roll of Honour boards (WMR 1560)
Location:
Margate, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Borough Of Luton War Memorial (WMR 7563)
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W G
Memorial:
Chelsea Post Office WW1 (WMR 72557)
Location:
Battersea, Greater London
Record identifier:
People (P10103051)
Name recorded:
Sergeant George William Smith 3929
Unit:
51st Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files (R1499711)
Name recorded:
Sergeant Smith, George William 3929
Unit:
51st Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10341815)
Name recorded:
Private William George Thomas Smith 5226
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
1 April 1916
Record identifier:
People (P10401381)
Name recorded:
Sapper George William Smith 10678
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
25 May 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1821454)
Name recorded:
Lance Corporal Smith, George William 1122
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1738528)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, William George Thomas 5226
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1798106)
Name recorded:
Sapper Smith, George William 10678
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10382872)
Name recorded:
Private William George Smith 5666
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
9 September 1916
Record identifier:
People (P10430821)
Name recorded:
Private William George Smith 2832
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
2 November 1915
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1827546)
Name recorded:
Private Smith, William George 2832
Unit:
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Date:
24 Oct 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 12 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 96)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel Smith
Context:
author
Date:
24 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 121)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
other
Date:
24 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 119)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
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Date:
27 Oct 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 511)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
other
Date:
31 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 396)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
other
Date:
31 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 396)
Name:
Sergeant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
31 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 9 Infantry Brigade: 4 Battalion Royal Fusiliers. (page 218)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel G A Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
24 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 122)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel G A Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
25 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 122)
Name:
Second Lieutenant G W Smith
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
27 Oct 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 9 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 91)