Seaman Benjamin James Smith

Royal Naval Reserve, S.S. Tyrhaug

Died: Friday 22 March 1918 (aged 26)

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Record:
SMITH, BENJAMIN JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Henry and Rebecca Smith of Lowestoft; husband of Elizabeth H. Smith, of Park Hill Cottages, Oulton, Lowestoft.
Cemetery:
CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
30.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Smith, Benjamin James
Memorial:
Corton - WW1 (WMR 4913)
Location:
Corton, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, Benjamin J
Memorial:
Corton Village (WMR 73108)
Location:
Corton, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, B J
Memorial:
Enfield Grammar School (WMR 38936)
Location:
Enfield, Greater London
Name recorded:
Smith, B J
Memorial:
St Margarets Church Memorial Chapel (WMR 4987)
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Smith, B J
Memorial:
Citizens Of Salisbury - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 2112)
Location:
Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Name:
Lance Corporal Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 Mar 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Royal Dragoons (page 163)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 529)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_training
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 311)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 529)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
author
Date:
23 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 239)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
25 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 230)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (page 266)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 6 Field Ambulance. (page 345)
Name:
Gunner Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 174)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
returned_posted
Date:
27 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 6 Field Ambulance. (page 345)