Frederick Arthur Smith (1873-1915)
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.
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, FREDERICK ARTHUR. Corporal. No 3/2448. 10th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born 41 York Street, Northgate, Huddersfield, 23.7.1873. Son of Jane and the late Thomas Smith, 41 York Street, Northgate, Huddersfield. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as a moulder by Messrs W. C. Holmes and Company, of Turnbridge. Enlisted, 25.9.1914, after serving 16 years in the Northamptonshire Regiment. Served in the Tirah Campaign on the North West Frontier. Was in India for 12 years. Reported wounded and missing at the Battle of Loos on 27.9.1915 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Corporal FREDERICK ARTHUR SMITH
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Monday, September 27, 1915
- record ID: 1769204
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1769204)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4097807)