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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in Basford Cemetery. Photo taken by Peter Gillings
Person Details
He was the husband of Ada Smith of 5 Forsters Grove Old Basford Nottingham.
He was a cotton stretcher.
06 Nov 1914
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2750689 - CWGC Website
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Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted at Bulwell 14/1/1905. He landed in France 8/9/1914 and died of wounds at the Royal Herbert Hospital Woolwich.
He is buried in Nottingham (New Basford Cemetery). In Memoriam published 6th November 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post 'SMITH. – In loving memory of Pte. Samuel Smith, who died of wounds, November 6th, 1914. His country called and he answered. Peace, perfect peace. – From his loving wife and baby' 'SMITH. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Private Sam Smith, died of wounds November 6th, 191...4. Memory like ivy clings. – Ada, Percy.' In Memoriam notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in Basford Cemetery. Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    Samuel Smith - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone in Basford Cemetery. Photo taken by Peter Gillings