Rifleman William Smith

Rifle Brigade

Died: Tuesday 6 June 1916

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 46 - 48 and 50.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private W Smith
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
7 Jun 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 4 (Queen's Own) Hussars (page 92)
Name:
Private W Smith
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
10 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 10 Mobile Veterinary Section (page 155)
Name:
Sapper W R F Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
7 Jun 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 3 `A' Sanitary Section (page 70)
Name:
Private Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
2 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 18 (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars (page 145)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
2 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 401)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
3 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 162)
Name:
Captain Smith
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
3 Jun 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 1 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 41)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
3 Jun 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 1 Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (page 56)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
7 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 163)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
9 Jun 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 2 Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers (page 141)