Private William Alfred Smith

ALIAS

Died: Monday 14 August 1916

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, WILLIAM ALFRED
Additional information:
See "SWIFT" the true family name.
Cemetery:
ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Private H Smith; Sapper William Alfred Smith 120751

Private H Smith. Unit: Army Service Corps; Sapper William Alfred Smith 120751 MM. Unit: 153rd Field Company, Royal Engineers. Death: 10 July 1918
Not enough details for Private H Smith to match CWGC records; Husband of K. A. Smith, of Lake Cottage, Northbrook Rd., Broadwater, Worthing. CWGC confirms date of death for Sapper W A Smith as 10 July 1918. Commemorated on Pozzieres Memorial

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Name recorded:
Smith, William Alfred
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles of Canada (WMR 48034)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, William Alfred
Memorial:
Queens Own Rifles Of Canada (WMR 40952)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, William Alfred
Memorial:
The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment -First World War Book Of Remembrance (WMR 40979)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
St Nicholas - Roll Of Honour (WMR 3754)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Christ Church - WW1 (WMR 66754)
Location:
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Trinity Church Roll Of Honour (WMR 3758)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Stevenage (WMR 3752)
Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Robert Gordons College WW1 Pupils Book of Remembrance (WMR 44593)
Location:
Aberdeen, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Great Amwell Cross (WMR 19160)
Location:
Great Amwell, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
North End Brotherhood (Lost) (WMR 10825)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Beaudesert School - WW1 (WMR 7754)
Location:
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
Great Amwell - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 28782)
Location:
Great Amwell, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
St Olaves Church Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 11951)
Location:
Stoke Newington, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, William A
Memorial:
St Annes Parish Church - WW1 (WMR 15323)
Location:
Aigburth, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St James Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 22250)
Location:
Birkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St James Church Hall WW1 Board (WMR 22252)
Location:
Birkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Liverpool Cricket And Rugby Football Clubs (WMR 15329)
Location:
Aigburth, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Matthew And St Nathanael Parish WW1 (WMR 46143)
Location:
Redland, Avon
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Hanwell And Acton Bus Garage Board (WMR 11857)
Location:
Greenford, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Mary Magdalene Church - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 12510)
Location:
Richmond, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Whittingham Hospital Staff - WW1 Served (WMR 51447)
Location:
Goosnargh, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Mersey Docks And Harbour Board (WMR 15440)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Knutsford Conservative Club (WMR 13011)
Location:
Knutsford, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Hodthorpe Pals Association (WMR 603)
Location:
Whitwell, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Buckie-Parish of Rathven (WMR 6033)
Location:
Buckie, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Neots (WMR 356)
Location:
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Hinckley (WMR 2223)
Location:
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Whitley Bay (WMR 17736)
Location:
Whitley Bay, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Whitwell (WMR 701)
Location:
Whitwell, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Gas Light And Coke Company - WW1 And WW2 Plaques (WMR 18073)
Location:
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Saviours Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 23307)
Location:
Guildford, Surrey
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Medlar With Wesham (WMR 584)
Location:
Wesham, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Westminster Chapel - WW1 (WMR 40007)
Location:
Westminster, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Wood Street Congregational Church,- WW1 Roll of Honour (lost) (WMR 7113)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Tenby (WMR 2810)
Location:
Tenby, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St. James' Church - WW1, WW2 Boards (WMR 19395)
Location:
Southam, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Ware - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 3745)
Location:
Ware, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Royal East Kent Yeomanry Book Of Remembrance - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 40983)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Southport (i) The Monument (WMR 1228)
Location:
Southport, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Isleworth (WMR 2668)
Location:
Isleworth, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Neots Bells (WMR 359)
Location:
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Marys - WW1 (WMR 8442)
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Matthews Church Boards WW1 (WMR 18115)
Location:
Fulham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
St Marys Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 45977)
Location:
Devonport, Devon
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Gas Light And Coke Company (WMR 12644)
Location:
Bromley By Bow, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, W A
Memorial:
Glenbervie (WMR 8682)
Location:
Glenbervie, Grampian

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Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
10 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment (page 158)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
11 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 130)
Name:
Corporal Smith
Context:
other
Date:
13 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: Divisional Auxiliary Horse Transport Company (576 Company A.S.C.) (page 42)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
award
Date:
13 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 99)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
15 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 178)
Name:
Sergeant Smith
Context:
Date:
17 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 56 Field Company Royal Engineers (page 185)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
other
Date:
17 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 82)
Name:
other Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Date:
11 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 131)
Name:
Lieutenant B M Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
12 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Signal Company (page 131)
Name:
departed_training Lance Sergeant Smith
Context:
Date:
12 Aug 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Hussars (page 300)