Able Seaman William Smith

Royal Navy, HMS Iris II

Died: Tuesday 23 April 1918 (aged 19)

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Record:
SMITH, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of Alfred Henry and Emily Smith, of 58, Oareborough Rd., Deptford.
Cemetery:
DOVER (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
P. W. 61A. Spec. Memorial on Cross.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private W Smith
Context:
award
Date:
21 Apr 1918
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 13 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment (page 106)
Name:
Captain W G Smith
Context:
returned_posted
Date:
24 Apr 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 325)
Name:
Sergeant Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
19 Apr 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 6 Battalion Machine Gun Corps (page 60)
Name:
Company Quarter Master Sergeant Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
21 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (4, 6, 33, 37 Companies A.S.C.). (page 89)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
23 Apr 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (page 23)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
23 Apr 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (page 23)
Name:
Company Sergeant Major Smith
Context:
other
Date:
25 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 12 Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment (page 10)
Name:
Lieutenant J A Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
18 Apr 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) (page 256)
Name:
A Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
19 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (4, 6, 33, 37 Companies A.S.C.). (page 41)
Name:
Lieutenant G M Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
24 Apr 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Cheshire Regiment (page 8)