William Smith (1894-1918)

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.
William Smith

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, WILLIAM. Private. No 242019. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lindley 25.12.1894. Son of Herbert and Hannah Smith, 23 Lockwood Scar, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Educated at Lindley and Lockwood Church Schools. Employed as a cloth finisher by the Longwood Finishing Company. Attended Lockwood Church Sunday School. Single. Killed in action, 25.3.1918, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission