Private Walter Smith

Somerset Light Infantry

Died: Tuesday 4 September 1917 (aged 32)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, WALTER
Additional information:
Son of the late Charles and Hannah Smith; husband of Elizabeth Smith, of 4/24, Heaton St., Hockley, Birmingham.
Cemetery:
BIRMINGHAM (WITTON) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Screen Wall. 64. 08644.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Sergeant W Smith
Context:
award
Date:
4 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `J' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 148)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W S Smith
Context:
Date:
31 Aug 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 12 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 177)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W S Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
5 Sep 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 12 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 178)
Name:
Corporal Smith
Context:
award
Date:
31 Aug 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (page 233)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Date:
31 Aug 1917
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Royal Dragoons (page 116)
Name:
Corporal Smith
Context:
other
Date:
31 Aug 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (page 238)
Name:
Sapper Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
1 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 5 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 428)
Name:
Sapper Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
1 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 5 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 428)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
1 Sep 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 192 Machine Gun Company (page 57)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
4 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 6 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment. (page 461)