Smith, Joseph –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, of Providence Street, Little Hulton, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1914. Saw service in the Dardanelles, Salonika, and Egypt. Killed in France by a piece of shell which struck him on the head.

Personal details

  • Surname: Smith
  • Forename: Joseph
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Boothstown, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Little Hulton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 29th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Driver
  • Unit: 116th Battery.
  • Service number: 12451
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 09/11/1917 28/12/1917 23/08/1918 01/11/1918

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