Second Engineer John Smith

Mercantile Marine

Died: Friday 25 August 1916 (aged 40)

Connected records

No matching Life Story found
Record:
SMITH, JOHN
Additional information:
Husband of Mrs. Smith, of 144, Castle St., Grimsby. Born at Grimsby.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
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

Private John Smith

Private John Smith 35000. Unit: 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Death: 25 September 1916, missing, Somme, Western Front. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Head portrait press cutting

View all results in IWM Collections

Oral history

British NCO served with Royal Military Police in GB and Hong Kong, 1949-1951; served with with 28th Commonwealth Bde Provost Section and Commonwealth Division Provost Coy, 1st Commonwealth Div in Korea, 1951-1952
REEL 1 Background in Liverpool and Huyton, GB, 1930-1939: family circumstances; education. Recollections of period as schoolboy in Huyton, Lancs, 1940-1941: overcrowding in home with victims during Liverpool Blitz, 5/1941; effect of war on education; lack of privation; joining Army Cadets at …

Oral history

British officer and NCO served as pilots with 40 and 206 Sqdns, RAF during Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949
REEL 1 Aspects of training and service as pilots with RAF in GB and Canada, 1941-1948: [Bain] pattern of RAF training and service in GB and Canada from 1941; story of ditching in Lockheed Hudson in Canada; [Smith] background and pattern of deferred service in GB, 1944-1945; flying training with RAF, …

Oral history

British private served with 18th Reconnaissance Bn, Reconnaissance Corps, 18th Infantry Div in Singapore, Malaya, 2/1942; POW in River Valley Camp, Singapore, Malaya, 2/1942-10/1942 and Taichu Camp, Formosa, 11/1942-8/1945
REEL 1 Aspects of operations as private with 18th Reconnaissance Bn, Reconnaissance Corps, 18th Infantry Div in Singapore, Malaya, 5/2/1942-15/2/1942: sinking of RMS Empress of Asia off Sultan Shoal Island, Malaya, 5/2/1942; rescue from sea; attempt to stop Japanese at Bukit Timah. Aspects of period …

View all results in IWM Collections

Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Fryup Wesleyan Chapel WW1 Memorial (WMR 30527)
Location:
Fryup, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Liverpool Blue Coat School Board (WMR 15751)
Location:
Wavertree, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Snape Methodist Church WW1 (WMR 72182)
Location:
Snape, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Withington - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 14138)
Location:
Withington, Shropshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Trafalgar Junior School (WMR 12520)
Location:
Twickenham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St. Bartholomew's Church - Roll Of Honour (WMR 1447)
Location:
Old Whittington, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Stonham Parva (WMR 4840)
Location:
Stonham Parva, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Helens Church - Tablet (WMR 14509)
Location:
Darley Dale, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Failsworth Hope Wesleyan Church (WMR 44879)
Location:
Failsworth, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
All Saints Church, Stand, Radcliffe WW1 (WMR 24084)
Location:
Stand, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Chapel Saron - WW1 (WMR 36492)
Location:
Henllan, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Josephs School WW1 And WW2 (WMR 40550)
Location:
Aldershot, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
John Smith (WMR 35680)
Location:
Bridlington, Humberside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Gypsy Road School - Roll Of Service WW1 (WMR 18149)
Location:
Norwood, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Steep Lane Baptist Sunday School (WMR 2864)
Location:
Sowerby, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Church Of The Most Sacred Heart Of Jesus Crucifix WW1 (WMR 39379)
Location:
Lower Holloway, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Blythburgh War Memorial (WMR 71169)
Location:
Blythburgh, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Trinity Road Methodist Church - Plaque WW1 (WMR 17791)
Location:
Monkseaton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Church (WMR 15572)
Location:
Kirkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Book Of Remembrance (WMR 32471)
Location:
Bodenham, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St James' Parish - WW1 (WMR 25707)
Location:
Gorton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Snape Parish Church Memorial Window. (WMR 5563)
Location:
Snape, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Wilfreds Church Screens WW1 (WMR 16020)
Location:
Newton Heath, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Trinity Methodist Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 34442)
Location:
Monkseaton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Widmerpool (WMR 27320)
Location:
Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Pilkington Brothers Roll Of Honour (WMR 21343)
Location:
St Helens, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Judes Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 29416)
Location:
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Burton on the Wolds Parishioners (WMR 14749)
Location:
Prestwold, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Helens Church - Tablet (WMR 14509)
Location:
Darley Dale, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Andrews Church (WMR 2333)
Location:
West Kirby, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Kyre Wood (WMR 33179)
Location:
Kyre Wood, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Trinity Presbyterian Church Mission - WW1 (WMR 15224)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
West Derby District (WMR 52709)
Location:
West Derby Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Eastbrook Wesleyan Sunday Schools Roh (WMR 47162)
Location:
Eccleshill, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Annes Church (WMR 15470)
Location:
Edge Hill, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St. Mark's Church (WMR 37758)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Ffestiniog Penmachno Dolwyddelan Penryhndeudraeth And Maentwrog WW1 (WMR 51548)
Location:
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St. Augustine's Church - Roll Of Honour (WMR 37759)
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St. Steven's Church - WW1 (WMR 50614)
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
County Borough Of Halifax Books Of Remembrance (WMR 2689)
Location:
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Heptonstall Wesleyan Church And Sunday School (WMR 2850)
Location:
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St Marks Church (WMR 53120)
Location:
Cowley Hill, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Thrybergh Working Mens Club (WMR 52935)
Location:
Thrybergh, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Astbury WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 3344)
Location:
Astbury, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Wingates School WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 34060)
Location:
Wingates, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Redruth Anglican Church Congregation (WMR 52576)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
Pilkington Brothers Roll Of Honour (WMR 21343)
Location:
St Helens, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, John
Memorial:
St John the Baptist Church Statue (WMR 15699)
Location:
Tue Brook, Merseyside

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:
Second Lieutenant J Smith
Context:
other
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 430)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 426)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J Smith
Context:
other
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 477)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Wales Borderers (page 434)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
26 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 180)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
27 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 207)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel G A Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 104)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel G A Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
20 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 104)
Name:
Driver S Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
23 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 128 Indian Field Ambulance (page 79)
Name:
Second Lieutenant P G Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
27 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 207)