|Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry||3720|
Photo courtesy Donald Morris
Frederick was born at Ratby, Leicestershire, in 1873. He married Sarah Ann CUPPLEDITCH 12 May 1894.
He enlisted at Manchester on 10 September 1914 aged 37 years and 11 months a stud groom living at Chase Cliffe, Whatstandwell. He was discharged with a Silver War Badge owing to ill health 3 March 1915. It appears that by the time Smith took receipt of his War Badge on 9 March 1917, his address was 'Humberstone Hall', near Leicester.
Photo s courtesy Donald Morris
Silver War Badge Record
3720 Pte Smith F; DLOY; badge 141747; enlisted 10.9.14; discharged 3.3.15; illness; no overseas service.
Wife Sarah Cuppleditch whom he married 12 May 1895 at Blidworth, Notts.
Children Gladys (19.6.1899), Frederick (Jan 1908)
Height 5ft 7 ⅜ ; fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.Scar on back of neck. C of E.
|Frederick J||Smith||Head||30||Coachman||Ratby, Leic.|
|Sarah A||Smith||wife||29||Boston, Linc.|
RG13 piece 3253 folio 71 page 22
1911: The Lodge, Chase Cliffe, Whatstandwell
|Frederick John||Smith||Head||38||Coachman||Ratby, Leic.|
|Sarah Ann||Smith||wife||40||Boston, Linc.|
RG14PN20984 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED13 SN255
Frederick John Smith's son, Challis George Smith is also on the Roll of Honour.
His lodger Alfred Hay is on the Roll of Honour.