We remember Frederick William Smith

We remember Frederick William Smith

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
birth Macclesfield Street North, St Lukes, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:5489084 12th November 1874
1876
sibling Beatrice Alice Smith Source:6636908 1876
1879
sibling Sydney Arthur Smith Source:6636908 1879
1881
sibling Herbert Beaconsfield Smith Source:6636908 9th April 1881
1883
sibling Ernest J Smith Source:6636908 17th July 1883
1885
sibling Ada Maria Smith Source:6636908 10th November 1885
1888
sibling Emily Elizabeth Smith Source:6636908 22nd June 1888
1890
sibling Percy Smith Source:6636908 22nd April 1890
1891
location 5 Graham Street, St Lukes,Middlesex, London United Kingdom parents address Source:6644332 3rd April 1891 - 5th April 1901
1891
dates Age 16 Source:6636908 5th April 1891
1892
dates Age 18 Source:7605666 1st November 1892
1892
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:7605666 1st November 1892
1895
hospitalisation He sustained a hand injury boxing with a L/Corp. Oakman whilst in the Gibraltar barracks and further injuries through falling down a hatch when on board the SS Capholonia sailing from Gibraltar. Hospital/Institution Source:7605666 April 1895 - October 1896
1900
hospitalisation Bronchitis base of right lung Hospital/Institution Source:7605666 4th November 1900 - 19th November 1900
1900
hospitalisation There is a detailed medical history with his service records 3352, he was eventually discharged on medical grounds on the 24th Dec. 1900 Hospital/Institution Source:7605666 17th December 1900 - 24th December 1900
1901
location 233 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, London United Kingdom parents address Source:6636943 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 26 Source:7605666 22nd May 1901
1901
service British Army Lance Corporal 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:7605666 12th June 1901 - 28th May 1902
1902
service British Army Corporal 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Source:7605666 28th May 1902 - 5th June 1902
1902
service British Army Lance Sergeant 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7605666 5th June 1902 - 21st January 1904
1904
service British Army Sergeant 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7605666 21st January 1904 - 19th October 1906
1904
marriage Mildred Kenyon Source:6995226 11th July 1904
1905
children Frederick George Kenyon Smith Source:5488902 20th June 1905
1906
service British Army Colour Sergeant 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7605666 19th October 1906 - 1st September 1912
1907
children Mildred Alice Smith Source:5488902 25th January 1907
1908
children Herbert Kenyon Smith Source:5488902 28th November 1908
1910
children Ruth Smith Source:5488902 16th June 1910
1911
location Connaught Barracks, Rawal Pindi, Punjab. India military residence address Source:5488902 2nd April 1911
1911
children Amy Nora Smith Source:5488902 23rd September 1911
1912
service British Army QM Sergeant 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7605666 1st September 1912 - 22nd May 1913
1913
service British Army ORQM Sergeant 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7605666 22nd May 1913 - 31st December 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7604407 16th August 1914 - 25th April 1916
1914
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7604407 31st December 1914 - 12th August 1915
1914
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5405414 31st December 1914 - 12th August 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7604407 12th May 1915 - 25th April 1916
1915
service British Army Temporary Captain West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5405414 12th August 1915 - 25th April 1916
1915
commission Temporary Source:7605666 27th November 1915
1916
service British Army Captain West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Bn Source:7050910 April 1916
1916
dates Age 41 Source:5488901 25th April 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6994723 25th April 1916
1920
location 54 Bishopthorpe Road, York. United Kingdom their own address Source:7604407 8th March 1920
service British Army Captain West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Source:7050910
1916
death Killed in Action He was in trenches near the canal north of Ypres inspecting a bombing post when he was shot. He received a bullet and fell dead saying "They've got me in the heart" Boezinge Belgium Source:7050910 Source:6996321 25th April 1916
burial Essex Farm Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Buried at Essex Farm British Cemetery near Ypres Belgium Source:7050910 Source:6994719

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick William
Initials FW
Last Name Smith
Source 5488885
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
233 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, London United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
5 Graham Street, St Lukes,Middlesex, London United Kingdom parents address 3rd April 1891 - 5th April 1901
54 Bishopthorpe Road, York. United Kingdom their own address known 8th March 1920
Connaught Barracks, Rawal Pindi, Punjab. India military residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Captain
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Lance Corporal
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment Depot Corporal
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Sergeant
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Colour Sergeant
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion QM Sergeant
British Army 6110 West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion ORQM Sergeant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Temporary Captain
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1st Bn Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mildred Alice Smith daughter 25th January 1907
Herbert Kenyon Smith son 28th November 1908
Ruth Smith daughter 16th June 1910
Amy Nora Smith daughter 23rd September 1911
Frederick George Kenyon Smith son 20th June 1905
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Smith nee Hart mother
Frederick Smith father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Beatrice Alice Smith sister 1876
Sydney Arthur Smith brother 1879
Herbert Beaconsfield Smith brother 9th April 1881
Ernest J Smith brother 17th July 1883
Ada Maria Smith sister 10th November 1885
Emily Elizabeth Smith sister 22nd June 1888
Percy Smith brother 22nd April 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mildred Kenyon wife 11th July 1904
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1901-05-22 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1904-07-11 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Peter1240
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Peter1240
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter1240
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter1240
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter1240
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter1240
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Medal Index Cards Transcription Peter1240

External Evidence

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Officers' Service Records Peter1240

Multimedia

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Captain Frederick William Smith Peter1240
Quarter Master Sergeant F. W. Smith Peter1240
W.O's and Sergeants 1st Bn W.Y.R. Peter1240
P.O. Telegraph death notification Peter1240
Grave Registration Peter1240
Mentioned in Despatch Notice Peter1240
MiD published in the London Gazette Peter1240
Notification of British War and Victory Medals Peter1240
Notification of 1914 Star award Peter1240
Dead Mans Penny Peter1240
Marriage certificate FW Smith to Mildred Kenyon Peter1240
Condolence letter from Lt.Col. GG Lang Peter1240
Condolence letter from Mrs I F Lang Peter1240
Condolence letters from E G Butler Peter1240
Condolence letter from W Paul Peter1240
Certified Copy of Death Certificate Peter1240
War Diary Peter1240
War Diary Peter1240
Post Card of Louis Bleriot Monument Peter1240
Reverse of Bleriot post card Peter1240
Visit in 2012 Peter1240
Visit April 2016 Peter1240

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