We remember Jacob Hardy Smith

We remember Jacob Hardy Smith

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Leicester United Kingdom Source:7933075 30th January 1889
1891
location 16 Upper Tichborne Street, Leicester United Kingdom parents address Source:7933075 1891
1901
location Maplewell, Upper New Walk, Leicester United Kingdom parents address Source:7933075 1901
1901
education The Wyggeston Grammar School Leicester United Kingdom Source:7933075 1901 - 1903
1905
education Clayesmore School United Kingdom Source:8450299 26th April 1905
1911
education Studying the chemistry of tanning University College Nottingham Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8453501 1911 - 1914
1911
location 1, Granville Road, Leicester United Kingdom parents address Source:7933075 1911
1914
commission Regular Source:7933698 14th February 1914
1914
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7941171 16th October 1914
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8631044 June 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7048704 29th August 1916
service British Army Captain Rifle Brigade Source:7048704
1916
death Died of wounds These medals were awarded to Jacob. Abbeville France Source:7048704 Source:8512789 Source:8629894 29th August 1916
burial Abbeville Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7048704
sibling Charles Edwin Smith Source:7933067
sibling John Arthur Smith Source:7933067
sibling Margaret Elizabeth Smith Source:7933067
sibling James Francis Smith Source:7933067
service British Army Lieutenant Temporary Captain Rifle Brigade Source:4120482
service British Army Second Lieutenant Rifle Brigade Source:4120482

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Jacob Hardy
Initials JH
Last Name Smith,
Source 7048704
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
1, Granville Road, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1911
16 Upper Tichborne Street, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Maplewell, Upper New Walk, Leicester United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Rifle Brigade Second Lieutenant
British Army Rifle Brigade Lieutenant Temporary Captain
British Army Rifle Brigade Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO, MC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Margaret Smith mother
John Hardy Smith father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Edwin Smith brother
John Arthur Smith brother
Margaret Elizabeth Smith sister
James Francis Smith brother

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Michael43370
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Michael43370
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Michael43370
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription David1424

External Evidence

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Bulletins of Officer Training Corps, University College Nottingham Michael43370
Bulletins of Officer Training Corps, University College Nottingham Michael43370
Bulletins of Officer Training Corps, University College Nottingham Michael43370
Bulletins of Officer Training Corps, University College Nottingham Michael43370
Typewritten copies of notes by Captain Samuel R.T. Trotman, OC OTC Nottingham Michael43370

Multimedia

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Jacob Hardy Smith Michael43370
The Smith Children Michael43370
Jacob's Poppy Michael43370
Jacob's Watch Michael43370
Jacob's Birth Certificate Michael43370
Memorial Plaque at the University of Nottingham Michael43370
Copy of Service Medal and Award Rolls 1914-1920 Michael43370
Jacob's Letter (1) Michael43370
Jacob's Letter (2) Michael43370
Jacob's Letter (3) Michael43370
Jacob's Letter (4) Michael43370
Jacob's Drawing of his Dugout Michael43370
Jacob's Will (1) Michael43370
Jacob's Will (2) Michael43370
Jacob's Tombstone Michael43370
Abbeville Communal Cemetery Book Michael43370
Commission, London Gazette Michael43370
Information from Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys Michael43370
Jacob's War Medal Card Michael43370
Jacob's War Medal Card (2) Michael43370
Jacob's War Medal Card (3) Michael43370
The Smith Family Michael43370
Memorial Window to Jacob Hardy Smith Ella62854
Jacobs Wallet, engraved after his death Prudie59791
Jacobs Wallet Prudie59791
Jacob Hardy Smith Prudie59791
Jacob in The Gong Michael43370
Jacob's Dog Tag Prudie59791
Jacob's Medals Prudie59791
Jacob Hardy Smith Prudie59791
Details of Awards Prudie59791
Application for Appointment Pg 1 Prudie59791
Application for Appointment Pg 2 Prudie59791
Certificate of Moral Character Prudie59791
Certificate of Acceptance Prudie59791
Medical Board Report Prudie59791
Telegram Prudie59791
Permit to Travel Prudie59791
Part 2 Permit to Travel Prudie59791
Letter from Jacob's father Prudie59791
Letter from Jacob's mother's doctor Prudie59791
Travel Permit Prudie59791
Travel Permit Prudie59791
Telegram Prudie59791
Handwritten Telegram Prudie59791
Certificate of Death Prudie59791
Notification of Burial Prudie59791
A Boy's Death 1 Prudie59791
A Boy's Death 2 Prudie59791
Jacob's Service Record Prudie59791
Jacob in the Army Prudie59791
Captain Jacob Hardy Smith Prudie59791
Visit to Jacob's Grave Prudie59791
Visit to Jacob's Grave Prudie59791
family memorial Steve120914
family memorial Steve120914
family memorial Steve120914
Prudie Robbins, Jacob's Great Neice Prudie59791
Jacob at Clayesmore School. Pangbourne Berks. Prudie59791
Jacob's Admission to Clayesmore School Prudie59791
Jacob in a swing with his brother James Francis Prudie59791

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