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He was the husband of Ethel Smith. In 1911 they lived at 29 Hardstaff Road, Sneinton, Nottingham. Ethel later lived at 2 Lowdham Street, Alfred Street, Sneinton, Nottingham.
He was a framework knitter.
23 Apr 1917
1653594 - CWGC Website
Lance Sergeant
7th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Sergeant Harold Smith, enlisted in Nottingham and served with 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, was killed in action on 23rd April 1917, he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 12 May 1917: 'Smith. Killed in action April 23rd. Sergeant Harold Smith, Lincolnshire Regiment, in his 30th year (sic), husband of Ethel Dolly Smith, 16 Hyde Terrace, Lowdham Street. Wife and children, mother, sisters, brothers serving with the Colours.' In memoriam published 23rd April 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “SMITH. – In loving memory of Sergt. Harold Smith, who fell in action April 23rd, 1917, son of Mrs. Smith, late Plough and Harrow Inn, Lowdham-street. Duty nobly done. – Mother, brother, sisters.” Above in memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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