Samuel Smeeton (c.1880-1916)

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.
Samuel Smeeton

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SMEETON, SAMUEL. Private. No 14579. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsh, Huddersfield. Married. Lived 36 Manchester Street, Huddersfield. Prior to enlisting, in November 1914, he was a barber. Killed by a sniper at Munster Alley during the Battle of the Somme on 29.7.1916. He was 36 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission