Herbert Smith (?-1916)
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, HERBERT. Private. No 20037. 1st Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. Born Huddersfield. Married, with three children. Lived Dobroyd, Shepley. Employed as a miner by Messrs Stringer and Jagger, Emley Moor Colliery. Reported missing, presumed killed, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916. Buried ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT HAMEL. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row D, Grave 4.
- ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private SMITH
- regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
- died: Saturday, July 1, 1916
- record ID: 2854183