We remember Arthur Smith

We remember Arthur Smith

Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Heywood, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8870790 1897
1914
service British Army East Lancashire Regiment 4 Battalion Source:8870790 15th October 1914 - 29th May 1915
1914
dates Age 19 Source:8870790 15th October 1914
1914
enlistment Blackburn, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8870790 15th October 1914
1915
hospitalisation Sickness followed exposure to wet whilst on duty at Southport. Some consolidation of lung, chronic bronchitis. Very short winded on the slightest exertion. Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 29th May 1915
1916
service British Army Private 21639 Highland Light Infantry Source:8870790 25th February 1916 - 16th September 1918
1916
location 3 Lower Byrom Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom Source:8870790 25th February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Scabies Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 12th April 1916 - 18th April 1916
1916
hospitalisation Sickness after jumping into deep water to pull out 2 comrades who had fallen in and could not swim Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 9th May 1916 - 19th May 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8870790 23rd July 1916 - 17th October 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8870790 20th March 1917 - 16th January 1918
1918
hospitalisation Pleurisy Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 17th January 1918 - 26th March 1918
1918
hospitalisation Reported sick whilst on active service in France, suffering with a cough. Coughed up blood. Hearing impairment attributable to war service. Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 18th June 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8870790 19th June 1918 - 3rd July 1918
1918
hospitalisation Phthisis Hospital/Institution Source:8870790 4th July 1918 - 26th August 1918
1918
dates Age 21 Source:8870791 16th September 1918
employment Locomotive driver Source:8870790
employment Contractor's Labourer Source:8870790
1918
death Source:7165804 27th December 1918
burial Barrowford (st. Thomas) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7165804

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur
Initials A
Last Name Smith
Source 4150130
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 Lower Byrom Street, Deansgate, Manchester United Kingdom known 25th February 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army East Lancashire Regiment 4 Battalion
British Army 21639 Highland Light Infantry Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gilbert Christopher Smith father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Light Blue Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1918-09-16 5'4"

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Charlotte33
Medal Index Cards Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33

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