Joe Henry Smithies (1890-1917)
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.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SMITHIES, JOE HENRY. Private. No 42657. 7th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 29/735 Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Huddersfield. Lived Huddersfield. Died 23.1.1917. Buried RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM). Grave location:- Plot 7, Row F, Grave 9.
- ROH:- Pole Moor Baptist Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private SMITHIES
- regiment: Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Tuesday, January 23, 1917
- record ID: 490696
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #490696)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4180671)