Leading Stoker Arthur John Smith

Royal Navy, (RFR/PO/B/2945). HMS Invincible

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 40)

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Record:
SMITH, ARTHUR JOHN
Additional information:
Son of John and Elizabeth Smith, of Blofield; husband of Alice Smith, of The Street, Blofield, Norwich, Norfolk. Awarded Africa General Service Medal (Somaliland Clasp).
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
17.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Oral history

British private served with 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers on Western Front, 1918
REEL 1 Background in Acton, London, 1900-1918: father's nursery business; education and scholarship to Acton County School, 1912-1916; interest in music and singing; family's Methodist religion; reactions to outbreak of war, 4/8/1914; attitude to Germans and treatment of local German businesses; …

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Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur John
Memorial:
Borough Of Stretford - WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 3234)
Location:
Stretford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur John
Memorial:
Lieutenant Arthur John Smith (WMR 38980)
Location:
Enfield, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur John
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Amberley WW1 (WMR 42967)
Location:
Amberley, West Sussex
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur John
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Carshalton (WMR 1184)
Location:
Carshalton, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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South Norwood Methodist Church - WW1 (WMR 10833)
Location:
South Norwood, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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All Saints Church WW1 (WMR 39368)
Location:
Carshalton, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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Woodham Ferrers-Obelisk (WMR 22363)
Location:
Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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Woodham Ferrers- Plaques (WMR 74184)
Location:
Woodham Ferrers, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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Salisbury citizens WW1 map of home addresses St Thomas & St Edmunds Church Salisbury Wiltshire (WMR 74395)
Location:
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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Erdington War Memorial Chapel - WW1 (Lost) (WMR 38612)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Smith, Arthur J
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Ugley Plaque - WW1 (WMR 45951)
Location:
Ugley, Essex
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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2/10 Battn Middlesex Regt (WMR 47685)
Location:
Chiswick, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Kingsclere WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 40347)
Location:
Kingsclere, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Croydon Gas Company (WMR 10800)
Location:
Croydon, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Tollington School - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 70526)
Location:
Muswell Hill, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Enfield Grammar School (WMR 38936)
Location:
Enfield, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Co Operative Wholesale Society Limited Employees WW1 (WMR 42132)
Location:
Pelaw, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Bradfield Combust - WW1 (WMR 5095)
Location:
Bradfield Combust, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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City Of Lincoln (WMR 20290)
Location:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Buckie-Parish of Rathven (WMR 6033)
Location:
Buckie, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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St Annes Church - WW1 (WMR 12632)
Location:
Highgate, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Men Of Molesey (WMR 23265)
Location:
East Molesey, Surrey
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Addington Village (WMR 10794)
Location:
Addington, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Fulham Sorting Office Board WW1 (WMR 18070)
Location:
Fulham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Newbury Town (WMR 9082)
Location:
Newbury, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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7th Dragoon Guards - Window and Plaques - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 19990)
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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British Thomson Houston Co Ltd (WMR 19466)
Location:
Rugby, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Stafford (WMR 2117)
Location:
Stafford, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Wood Green (WMR 11986)
Location:
Wood Green, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Fleet Cross And Wall (WMR 21240)
Location:
Fleet, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Hinckley (WMR 2223)
Location:
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Lt P J Carpenter (WMR 48190)
Location:
Chawton, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Teddington Cenotaph (WMR 39849)
Location:
Teddington, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
St. Botolph's Church - WW1, WW2 Cross (WMR 19360)
Location:
Newbold on Avon, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
All Saints Church WW1 and WW2 (WMR 49199)
Location:
Fleet, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
St. Botolph's Church - WW1 Plaque (WMR 19362)
Location:
Newbold on Avon, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Men and Women of Flore (WMR 37351)
Location:
Flore, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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London and Provincial Bank Limited (WMR 50322)
Location:
Llanelli, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Sleaford - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 59361)
Location:
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
St Philips Church WW1 (WMR 28982)
Location:
Girlington, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Old Elstonians WW1 (WMR 1918)
Location:
Elstow, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Men of Carleton In Craven - WW1 (WMR 29519)
Location:
Carleton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Beckenham - Cross (WMR 12732)
Location:
Penge, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Lavenham (WMR 4448)
Location:
Lavenham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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St Dunstan-in-the-West WW1 Tablet (WMR 39021)
Location:
City of London, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Berwick Upon Tweed (WMR 33346)
Location:
Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Wealdstone Clock Tower (WMR 11101)
Location:
Wealdstone, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Citizens Of Salisbury - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 2112)
Location:
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
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Kingston Upon Thames WW1 And WW2 (WMR 12100)
Location:
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, A J
Memorial:
County of Peebles (WMR 6040)
Location:
Peebles, Borders

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Date:
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Date:
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Date:
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Date:
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Date:
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Diary:
5 DIVISION: 15 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 74)
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Diary:
5 DIVISION: 15 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 72)