William Herbert Smith

Name

William Herbert Smith

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

07/05/1917
40

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
19836
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
IV. B.5.
France

UK Memorials

Stevenage Old Town Memorial
St Nicholas' Church Memorial, Stevenage Old Town
Holy Trinity Church Memorial Roll of Honour, Stevenage Old Town

Wartime Service

William arrived in France on the 27th July 1915. On the 23rd April 1917 his Battalion were engaged in an attack on the village of La Coulotte during fighting in the Zouave Valley. The Commanding Officer described the attack as “most hazardous” and praised

Additional Information

www.stevenageatwar.com

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson