Edward Smith (134642)

Name

Edward Smith (134642)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

30/10/1918
35

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
134642
Royal Garrison Artillery
98th Bde., attd. H.Q.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY
II. A. 11.
France

UK Memorials

Stanstead Abbotts Village Memorial

Pre War

Elder brother of Charles Smith, born about 1882, lived with father and 2 other brothers Harry and Fred, Edward was also a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in the Army and posted to 98th Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery. He may have died of illness as his records do not show him having been killed in action or died of wounds and there were a number of pneumonia cases in his unit.

Acknowledgments

Terry Collins