John Smith (1897-1917)
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, JOHN. Private. No 20430. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lindley 27.3.1897. Son of Richard Arthur and Alice Smith, 63 West Street, Lindley, Huddersfield. Employed as a cobbler. Single. Enlisted in 1916. Killed in action near Monchy-le-Preux on 25.4.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- Brother of Private FRANK SMITH, Royal Army Medical Corps, killed in action, 12.7.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JOHN SMITH
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Wednesday, April 25, 1917
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 1653684