Albert Smith (1889-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SMITH, ALBERT, MM. Sergeant. No 242567. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 5 Hey Lane, Lowerhouses, Huddersfield, 24.11.1889. Son of Mr and Mrs William Arthur Smith, 154 Alma Terrace, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Educated Lowerhouses National School. Employed as a tailor's presser by W. S. Thomas and Company, Market Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 16.2.1916. Awarded the Military Medal for "bravery in the field" on 13.9.1918. Twice wounded. Killed in action near Cambrai on 11.10.1918, aged 28 years. Buried WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row G, Grave 1/10.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Lowerhouses War Memorial; Almondbury War Memorial.

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