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He was the son of Thomas and Annie Smith and the brother of Grace, Evelyn, Oliver and Ernest Smith. In 1911 they lived at 130 Pym Street St Ann's Nottingham and later of 16 Eyres Avenue, Windmill Lane, Nottingham.
He was a cabinet maker.
27 Sep 1917
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1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Pte. William Henry Smith, 1st Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, died as a prisoner of war on 27th September 1917. He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery. His capture was reported in the 'Nottingham Daily Express' on 21st July 1917 when a number of men from “C” Company, 1st Battalion were confirmed as prisoners of war, all of whom were captured on 4th April 1917
In memoriam published 27th September 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- SMITH. – In memory of our dear son, died prisoner of war, September 27th, 1917. Shattered hopes. – Sorrowing family, 16, Eyres-avenue, and sister Mabel.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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