Lieutenant Colonel Wilfrid Robert Abel Smith

Grenadier Guards

Died: Wednesday 19 May 1915 (aged 44)

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Record:
SMITH, WILFRID ROBERT ABEL
Additional information:
Son of Robert Smith, of Goldings, Hertford; husband of the Hon. Mrs. Wilfrid Smith, of Upton Lea, Slough, Bucks.
Cemetery:
LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE
Cemetery/memorial reference:
II. D. 14.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant W L Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Worcestershire Regiment (page 97)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel W A Smith
Context:
Died
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Grenadier Guards (page 80)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W W Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
22 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Manchester Regiment (page 58)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
15 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) (page 116)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
16 May 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (page 89)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
17 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 247)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
17 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 247)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Irish Guards (page 279)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Irish Guards (page 279)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 May 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 10 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 83)