Private George Smith

ALIAS

Died: Thursday 20 September 1917 (aged 24)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, GEORGE
Additional information:
See "SCHMIDT," the true family name.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
Belgium

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Oral history

British seaman served as butcher aboard HMS Bullen in US and Caribbean, 1943; served on contraband control duties at HMS Benbow, Trinidad, 1944-1945
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Hanley, Stoke on Trent, 1926-1942: social circumstances, education; part-time jobs working for 'Sentinel' newspaper; work as butcher; Boy Scouts activities; reactions to outbreak of war, 3/9/1939; training with Sea Cadets and interest in Royal navy; duties as …

Oral history

American seaman served with 3rd Fleet, US Navy in Pacific, 1944-1945
REEL 1 Recollections of operations as seaman with 3rd Fleet, US Navy in Pacific, 1944-1945: life at sea; Japanese attacks on US aircraft carriers; use of radar to shoot down Japanese aircraft off Saipan, 1944; reaction of crew to shooting down first Japanese aircraft; fleet protection; work on …

Oral history

British NCO served with C Troop, 426 Bty, 107th Regt, Royal Artillery in GB, Palestine and North Africa, 1939-1941; served as officer with B Troop, 520 Bty, 107th Regt, RA in North Africa, 1942; POW in North Africa, Italy and Germany, 1942-1945
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Sutton in Ashfield and Nottingham area, 1918-1939: education at Nottingham High School; nature of training with Officers' Training Corps including field exercises at Ramsdale Park, joining band, annual summer camps, role as corporal and passing Certificate A; …

Oral history

British private served with 1st Bn East Yorkshire Regt in Malaya and Germany, 1955-1956.
REEL 1: Aspects of period in GB, 1936-1954: family background, childhood and education in Leeds, Yorkshire; sporting activities; left school age 15; employment as motorcycle mechanic and gas engineer; attitude to National Service; called up and posted to Imphal Barracks, Fulford, York, 5/Aug/1954. …

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Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
All Saints Church - WW1 Shrine (WMR 1849)
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
St. Stephen's Church - WW1 Board (WMR 27947)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St. James' Church (WMR 34928)
Location:
Grimsby, Humberside
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Clungunford (WMR 13792)
Location:
Clungunford, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St Pauls Church Window WW1 (WMR 42039)
Location:
Waterhouses, Durham
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Wilson Bros Bobbin Co Ltd (lost) (WMR 21340)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Campsall Norton And Sutton WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 28090)
Location:
Campsall, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church 1914 - 1915 (WMR 52923)
Location:
Thorpe Hesley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Glooston - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 67981)
Location:
Glooston, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Heptonstall Wesleyan Church And Sunday School (WMR 2850)
Location:
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St James The Great Church WW1 (WMR 49566)
Location:
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Christchurch Methodist Church (WMR 26834)
Location:
Reddish, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Willingham Roll of Honour WW1 and WW2 (WMR 73691)
Location:
Willingham, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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John Player And Sons - WW2 (WMR 27332)
Location:
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St James Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 15186)
Location:
Bootle, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
George Smith (WMR 72584)
Location:
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Hamsterley Colliery Roll of Honour (WMR 71338)
Location:
Hamsterley Colliery, Durham
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Urmston Methodist Church (WMR 66280)
Location:
Urmston, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St Mary in Charnwood - WW1 (WMR 67926)
Location:
Nanpantan, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Victoria Park Congregational Church WW1 (WMR 18195)
Location:
Bethnal Green, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Moreton Corbet WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 13817)
Location:
Moreton Corbet, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St. Mary's Memorial Chapel (WMR 37459)
Location:
Rushden, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Great Bradley - Roll Of Honour (WMR 5101)
Location:
Great Bradley, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Heaton Presbyterians - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 34538)
Location:
Heaton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Willingham Roll of Honour WW1 and WW2 (WMR 73691)
Location:
Willingham, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
St Nicholas Church WW1- Lychgate (WMR 3824)
Location:
Norton, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Holy Trinity Church (WMR 39071)
Location:
Hoxton, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St Hildeburgh (WMR 49702)
Location:
Hoylake, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Normanby Methodists - WW1 (WMR 30756)
Location:
Normanby, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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St Georges Church - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 51171)
Location:
York, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
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Tafarnaubach And Princetown - WW1 (WMR 3610)
Location:
Tafarnaubach, Gwent
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
St. Bartholomew's Church - Roll Of Honour (WMR 1447)
Location:
Old Whittington, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Snape Methodist Church WW1 (WMR 72182)
Location:
Snape, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Basford St Leodegarius (WMR 27334)
Location:
Old Basford, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
St James Church - Roll Of Honour (lost) (WMR 18095)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
St. Augustine's Church - Roll Of Honour (WMR 37759)
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Eye First World War Roll Of Honour (WMR 3459)
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
All Saints Church Roll Of Honour (WMR 15638)
Location:
Speke, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Men Of Windy Nook (WMR 42176)
Location:
Windy Nook, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Walsham Le Willows (WMR 4645)
Location:
Walsham Le Willows, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
West Pinchbeck Parishioners (WMR 63368)
Location:
West Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Belchamp Walter -WW1 and WW2 (WMR 69711)
Location:
Belchamp Walter, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Kearsley (WMR 18382)
Location:
Kearsley, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Parish Of All Saints (WMR 51871)
Location:
Grimsby, Humberside
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Thrybergh Park Cricket Club (lost) (WMR 52937)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Ackhill Schoolboys Roll Of Homour (WMR 37200)
Location:
Dolley Hill, Powys
Name recorded:
Smith, George
Memorial:
Laxton Parish WW1 (WMR 36289)
Location:
Laxton, Humberside

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Name:
Lieutenant G H Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 59)
Name:
Lieutenant G H Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 73)
Name:
Lieutenant G H Smith
Context:
other
Date:
22 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 59)
Name:
Lieutenant G H Smith
Context:
other
Date:
25 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 60)
Name:
Second Lieutenant H Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
15 Sep 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Royal Dragoons (page 118)
Name:
Lieutenant W C Smith
Context:
promotion
Date:
19 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 6 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment. (page 462)
Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
other
Date:
19 Sep 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 64)