Smith, William Henry –

Adopted son of Rhoda Walkden, of 2nd House, Berridale Road, Mayville, Durban, Natal. Enlisted 1914. Died from wounds received at Warlencourt, France. His elder brother also served in France.

Personal details

  • Surname: Smith
  • Forename: William Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Durban, Natal
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 25
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 15th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd Regiment, South African Infantry.
  • Service number: 7705
  • Regiment: South African Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Durban, Natal
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 06/07/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 22/12/1916 06/07/1917

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