Rifleman Henry William Smith

Rifle Brigade

Died: Thursday 3 May 1917 (aged 25)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, HENRY WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of the late Archibald and Catherine Smith.
Cemetery:
ARRAS MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Bay 9.
Country:
United Kingdom

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

The regimental War Diaries are held at The UK National Archives and as of April 2020 have been made available for free download*. They are the official unit war diaries for the British Army that contain records of daily activities, including casualties. They are not personal diaries.
* you will need to register for an account and login to get access to the downloads. When following the link from any record be sure to make a note of the page number. You will then have to download the full diary in pdf format and search for the respective page and hence entry.

Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
3 May 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 22)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 6 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. (page 290)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
author
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 8 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 750)
Name:
Lance Corporal Smith
Context:
award
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 429)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 11 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Somerset Light Infantry. (page 422)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 27 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. (page 770)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Apr 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Dragoon Guards (page 423)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
2 May 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 249)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
other
Date:
4 May 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 110)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J S Smith
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
28 Apr 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 6 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. (page 290)