We remember William Smithson

We remember William Smithson

Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Percy Smithson Source:8877968 1885
1887
sibling Thomas Smithson Source:8878297 1887
1889
sibling Agnes Smithson Source:8877968 1889
1890
birth Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8877968 1890
1892
sibling George Smithson Source:8878297 1892
1893
sibling Ada Smithson Source:8878297 1893
1895
sibling Bertha Smithson Source:8878297 1895
1896
sibling Annie Smithson Source:8878297 1896
1901
sibling Hilda Smithson Source:8878297 1901
1909
marriage Lily Widdowson Source:8877973 1909
1910
children William Arthur Smithson Source:8877987 1910
1913
children Lillian M Smithson Source:8877980 1913
1914
service British Army Private 3244 Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:8877950 26th October 1914 - 14th May 1915
1914
enlistment Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8877950 26th October 1914
1914
employment Baker Source:8877950 26th October 1914
1915
service British Army Private 3244 Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment 2/7th Battalion Source:8877950 17th May 1915 - 17th August 1915
1915
service British Army Private 3244 Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment 1/7th Battalion Source:8877950 18th August 1915 - 1st July 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8877950 18th August 1915 - 1st July 1916
1915
hospitalisation Wounded in action. Gun shot wound to right arm and right leg. Hospital/Institution Source:8877950 5th October 1915
1916
death Killed in Action The Somme France Source:8877959 Source:8877957 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial The Somme France Source:8877957

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Smithson
Source 4181146
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
11 Brewitt's Yard, Albion Street, Nottingham United Kingdom their own address known 1911
Brewitts Yard, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Grey Friar Gate, Nottingham United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3244 Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 7th Battalion Private
British Army 3244 Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment 2/7th Battalion Private
British Army 3244 Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment 1/7th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lillian M Smithson daughter 1913
William Arthur Smithson son 1910
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bertha mother
Thomas Henry Smithson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Percy Smithson brother 1885
Agnes Smithson sister 1889
Thomas Smithson brother 1887
George Smithson brother 1892
Ada Smithson sister 1893
Bertha Smithson sister 1895
Annie Smithson sister 1896
Hilda Smithson sister 1901
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Widdowson wife 1909
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-10-26 5'3"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-10-26 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Trevor65535
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Trevor65535
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Trevor65535
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Trevor65535
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Trevor65535

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