Corporal Arthur Smith

Canadian Railway Troops

Died: Saturday 19 May 1917 (aged 23)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, ARTHUR
Additional information:
Son of Hugh and Eliza J. Smith; husband of Annie Gorrie Aitken McWhirter (formerly Smith), of 11832, 93rd St., Edmonton, Alberta. Born at Edmonton.
Cemetery:
GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
III. A. 19.
Country:
Canadian

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
16 May 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 41 Brigade Royal Field Artillery (page 26)
Name:
Second Lieutenant S R Smith
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
16 May 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 91 Infantry Brigade: 21 Battalion Manchester Regiment. (page 285)
Name:
Lieutenant M R Smith
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
18 May 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (Pioneers) (page 107)
Name:
Captain H Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
18 May 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 25)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W S Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
19 May 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 12 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 158)
Name:
Sergeant J F Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
22 May 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Machine Gun Company (page 97)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C B Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
23 May 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Norfolk Regiment (page 290)