Petty Officer 1st Class George Leonard Smith

Royal Navy, HMS Bayano

Died: Thursday 11 March 1915 (aged 37)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, GEORGE LEONARD
Additional information:
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Son of John and Louisa Smith, of Portsmouth; husband of Minnie Smith, of 71, Ivy St., Southsea, Portsmouth.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
7.
Country:
United Kingdom

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Bovey Tracey - WW1 Panels (WMR 25793)
Location:
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Staniforth Place And Gilbert Street Shrine (WMR 35521)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Mersey Docks And Harbour Board (WMR 15440)
Location:
Kensington, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Kings Hall Methodist Chapel WW1 (WMR 35349)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Bedford Modern School - WW1 (WMR 7635)
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
St Peter St Paul And St Thomas Of Canterbury Church Window WW1 (WMR 25790)
Location:
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Park Green Club WW1 (WMR 52379)
Location:
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Smith, G L
Memorial:
Bovey Tracey - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 25794)
Location:
Bovey Tracey, Devon

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Name:
Gunner Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
7 Mar 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 15 Brigade Royal Field Artillery (page 185)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
10 Mar 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 6 Field Ambulance. (page 82)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
award
Date:
12 Mar 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment (page 24)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
12 Mar 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (17, 19, 23, 24, Companies) A.S.C. (page 226)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
12 Mar 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers (page 43)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
other
Date:
13 Mar 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 6 Battalion Gordon Highlanders (page 18)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
other
Date:
13 Mar 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 6 Battalion Gordon Highlanders (page 12)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
14 Mar 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (page 62)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
15 Mar 1915
Diary:
1 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: Sialkot Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 29)
Name:
Corporal Kingsley Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
9 Mar 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Honourable Artillery Company (page 497)