Samuel Henry Smith

Private

Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 28648 9th Battalion

Notes

We believe this to be the Samuel H. Smith on the Roll of Honour. His mother Ellen Smith (née Burton) came from Fritchley. He was born in 1887 at Borrowash, Derby to William and Ellen Smith. He died, aged thirty, on 10 June 1917 and is remembered at the Ypres (Menin Gate) memorial.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Name SMITH, SAMUEL HENRY
Initials S.H.
Nationality United Kingdom
Rank Private
Regiment/Service Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Service Number 28648
Unit 9th Bn
Age 30
Date of Death 10/06/1917
Additional Information Son of William H. and Ellen Smith, of Dycher Cottages, Derby Rd., Borrowash, Derby.
Casualty type Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference Panel 39 and 41
Cemetery YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

 

War Graves Certificate for Samiel Henry Smith in WW1

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Derby

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William H Smith Head 37 General labourer Borrowash
Ellen Smith wife 33   Fritchley
Harriet E Smith daughter 7   Borrowash
James W Smith son 5   Borrowash
Samuel H Smith son 4   Borrowash
Mabel Smith daughter 1   Borrowash

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1901: Derby

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William H Smith Head 47 General labourer Borrowash
Ellen Smith wife 43   Fritchley
Mary J Smith daughter 16 Domestic servant Borrowash
James W Smith son 15 General labourer Borrowash
Samuel H Smith son 13   Borrowash
Mabel Smith daughter 11   Borrowash
Ethel Smith daughter 9   Derby
Doris M Smith daughter 7   Derby

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1911: Manchester

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
William H Smith Head 56 General labourer Borrowash
Ellen Smith wife 52   Fritchley
Samuel H Smith son 23 Out of work Borrowash
Mabel Smith daughter 21 Tenter Borrowash
Ethel Smith daughter 9   Derby
Doris May Smith daughter 17 Florist saleswoman Derby
Mary Witter adopted daughter 11 School Derby

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