Guardsman 17185 William Alfred SMITH

Reason: Died of Wounds in trenches nr Guedecourt
Date: 16 Nov 1916
Age:   20
Theatre: France and Flanders
Battle:   Battle of the Somme
Action:   Battle of the Ancre
CWGC Cemetery: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France
Grave or Panel: II.E.40
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Unit: 4th Battalion
Regiment: Grenadier Guards
Awarded: 1914 Star with Clasp, British War and Victory Medals
Enlisted: Enlisted at Caterham, Surrey
Arrived in Theatre:   12 Nov 1914
Born:   c1897 at Leamington
Parents: William and Alice Rose Smith [nee Mawby]. Father a chimney sweep
1901 Address:   2 Brook Street, Leamington Priors
1911 Address:   Banbury Road, Southam
1911 Occupation:   Telegraph Messenger
CWGC Page:      
Private Smith
CWGC Memorial: Grove Town Cemetery
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Regimental History: Grenadier Guards
Lest We Forget:   Southam Men in the Great War

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