Private John James Smith

East Surrey Regiment

Died: Tuesday 4 May 1915 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, JOHN JAMES
Additional information:
Son of John and Annie Smith, of Battersea; husband of Rosina Smith, of 105, Winstanley Rd., Battersea, London.
Cemetery:
BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
VIII. B. 29.
Country:
France

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Smith, John James
Memorial:
Ashton Under Lyne Civic Memorial (WMR 1810)
Location:
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, John James
Memorial:
Ainderby Steeple- Roll of Honour (WMR 84316)
Location:
Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John J
Memorial:
Laithkirk (WMR 10360)
Location:
Laithkirk, Durham
Name recorded:
Smith, John J
Memorial:
Brampton and District Memorial Hospital (WMR 4290)
Location:
Brampton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Smith, John J
Memorial:
St Monans (WMR 5749)
Location:
St Monans, Fife
Name recorded:
Smith, John J
Memorial:
South Otterington (WMR 29857)
Location:
South Otterington, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, John J
Memorial:
Abbey Church - WW1 (WMR 3728)
Location:
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Christchurch WW1 (WMR 51416)
Location:
Wesham, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
St Johns Church WW1 (WMR 23536)
Location:
Churt, Surrey
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Allerton Cemetery -WW1 (WMR 2568)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Adelphi Lads Club - Books Of Remembrance (lost) (WMR 54097)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Bourne (WMR 3727)
Location:
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Sprouston WW1 (WMR 78875)
Location:
Sprouston, Borders
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Men Of Molesey (WMR 23265)
Location:
East Molesey, Surrey
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Medlar With Wesham (WMR 584)
Location:
Wesham, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Spalding Gardens And Cloister - WW1 (WMR 103)
Location:
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Church Of Ascension (aka Maltby Colliery Church) (WMR 52862)
Location:
Maltby, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Maltby Cenotaph (WMR 52857)
Location:
Maltby, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
St Michaels Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 15518)
Location:
Garston, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Ainderby Steeple- Served (WMR 84433)
Location:
Ainderby Steeple, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Men Of Cambridgeshire And The Isle Of Ely (WMR 12935)
Location:
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Holy Innocents Mission - WW1 (WMR 45086)
Location:
Middleton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Moffat (WMR 5876)
Location:
Moffat, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Men of Birkenhead - Cenotaph (WMR 1260)
Location:
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Parish Of Poulton (WMR 2503)
Location:
Poulton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Seaton and Camerton (including James Lowden Kendall gate) (WMR 3980)
Location:
Camerton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Parish Of Poulton (WMR 2503)
Location:
Poulton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Smith, J J
Memorial:
Lancashire And Yorkshire Railway (WMR 13093)
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester

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Name:
Driver Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Apr 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (17, 19, 23, 24, Companies) A.S.C. (page 265)
Name:
Company Sergeant Major Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
30 Apr 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (7, 13, 16, 36, Companies A.S.C.). (page 71)
Name:
Company Sergeant Major Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Apr 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. (page 200)
Name:
Company Sergeant Major Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Apr 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. (page 200)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
1 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (page 67)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
1 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Brigade Royal Horse Artillery (page 14)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
2 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 231)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
2 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 231)
Name:
Smith
Context:
promotion
Date:
2 May 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (17, 19, 23, 24, Companies) A.S.C. (page 286)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
2 May 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 230)