Rifleman Tom Smith R/37946

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Name:  Rifleman Tom Smith R/37946

Date of Birth:  1882

Address:  Church Lane , Anstey

Parents Names:  

Edward d.June 1917(General Labourer)


Occupation before the war:  Shoe Clicker

Siblings Names:

William b1866  |  John b.1877  |  Edward b.1873  |  Hannah b1881  |  Richard b.1884

Harriett b.1886

Date Died:   20.9.1917

Age:  35

Place of Death:   Belgium

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Tyne Cot Mem., Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cause of death:   Killed in action


11th Battalion

King’s Royal Rifle Corps


British War Medal

Victory Medal

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

  • Married Amy Baum, also of Church Lane on 2.6.1903. She was a shoe finisher working at home.
  • She already had a daughter, Constance Alice, born 1901, she was known as Smith in the 1911 census
  • Daughter, Sarah Mildred, b 1905
  • When Tom died, Amy was living at 24, Wilson Street, Leicester.