Fred Tinker Smith (1897-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Fred Tinker Smith

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, FRED TINKER. Driver. No 202701. 'B' Battery, 102nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Formerly No R/19542 King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Golcar. Son of Eli Smith, 1 Intake, Leymoor, Golcar. Educated Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Employed by Messrs C. and J. Hirst and Sons of Longwood. Attended Parkwood Methodist Church and was a member of the football team belonging to the Sunday School. Played cricket with the Leymoor United Cricket team. Died of wounds, 10.8.1917. Buried AEROPLANE CEMETERY, YPRES. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 15.
ROH:- Golcar Baptist Church; St. John's Church, Golcar; Longwood War Memorial; Parkwood Methodist Church; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.

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