Harry Smith

Name

Harry Smith

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/01/1917
18

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
2900
Hertfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY
V. E. 14.
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Ashwell Village Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ashwell

Pre War

Resident Ashwell. Enlisted Hertford Harry was another pupil of the Taylor Merchant School who was to give his life during the war.

Wartime Service

According to the letter he wrote to Harry's parents his CO claimed that he was shot through the heart at 9pm on 16th January.

Additional Information

Son of George and Lilla B. Smith, of Silver Street, Ashwell, Herts. His elder brother, Herbert, also gave his life for his country.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild
Adrian Pitts, Paul Johnson