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Name: Albert Edward SMITH
Casualty No.: Ranks: Pte Initials: A E Service No.: 20806
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Bolton, Lancashire. Age at Death: 32
Unit: 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Home Address: 31 Algernon Terrace, Bridge End, Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 29th June 1915
Place of Death: Belgium
Battle/Campaign: Action at Hooge, Ypres Front, Belgium, 30th June 1915. 43rd Brigade, 14th Division, V Corps, Second Army.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club, Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 17th July 1915.
Family Details:
Son of Mrs. Alice Smith of 3 Dover Street, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire. Husband of Isabella Smith of 31 Algernon Terrace, Bridge End, Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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