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Second Lieutenant John Herbert Michael Smith

Manchester Regiment

Died: Thursday 10 September 1914 (aged 25)

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Record:
SMITH, JOHN HERBERT MICHAEL
Additional information:
Son of J. H. and Mrs. Smith, of Cobthorne, Oundle, Peterborough, Northants.
Cemetery:
MONTREUIL-AUX-LIONS BRITISH CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Sp. Mem. 3.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
6 Sep 1914
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 9 (Queen's Royal) Lancers (page 16)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
9 Sep 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Manchester Regiment (page 9)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
11 Sep 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 3 Battalion Coldstream Guards (page 24)
Name:
Driver Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
15 Sep 1914
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Signal Company. (page 24)
Name:
Driver Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
15 Sep 1914
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Signal Company. (page 24)
Name:
Lieutenant A Smith
Context:
Date:
5 Sep 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 3 Battalion Coldstream Guards (page 22)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Martin Smith
Context:
Died
Date:
7 Sep 1914
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 9 (Queen's Royal) Lancers (page 16)
Name:
Major Stoney Smith
Context:
other
Date:
8 Sep 1914
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Leicestershire Regiment (page 9)
Name:
Lieutenant G K F Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
14 Sep 1914
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Coldstream Guards (page 8)
Name:
Lieutenant A Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
14 Sep 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 3 Battalion Coldstream Guards (page 45)