Smith, John Richard – Private

Son of Mrs. Cooper, of 5, Edward Street, Swinton, Lancashire. Known locally as Dick Cooper. Formerly 46628, South Lancashire Regiment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Smith
  • Forename: John Richard
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Accrington, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Swinton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 19
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 2nd, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 12th (West Somerset Yeomanry) Battalion.
  • Service number: 31179
  • Regiment: Prince Albert's Somerset Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: April 20th, 1918
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


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