Lance Corporal Walter Smith 14810

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Name:  Lance Corporal Walter Smith 14810

Date of Birth:  1894

Address:  27, Highfield Street, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Arthur (Shoe  riveter)


Occupation before the war:  Shoe hand

Siblings Names:

Clarence b1889  |  Bertha b.1891  |  John b.1892  |  Maggie b.1897  |  George b.1900  |

James? b1903  |  Elijah b.1906  |  Rebecca b.1907  |  Sydney b.1910  |  Susan b.1904 d.1907

Date Died:   14.7.1916

Age:  22

Place of Death:   The Somme

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Serre Road Cemetery No.2., Beaumont-Hamel, France

Cause of death:   Killed in action



Leicestershire Regiment


1914 – 15 Star

Victory Medal

British War Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted on 10.9.1914 aged 20 years
  • Height 5’8” tall and weighed 131lbs.