SMITH George E

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George Edward Smith was the son of Charles and Kate Smith, and had a sister, Lily. He was born in North Luffenham around 1898 and served with the 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He died as a prisoner of war at the end of March 1918 aged 19. After the war his body was moved to Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery, grave VII.D.12. He is remembered on the war memorial at North Luffenham.

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  • N Luffenham Memorial
  • N Luffenham Memorial 2
  • Mons Bergen Cemetery
  • Mons Bergen Cemetery 2
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  • G E Smith 2
  • G E Smith 2a
  • G E Smith 3a

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3 images Visited 2 November 2014
By John Stokes on Wednesday 12th November '14 at 12:07pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
 

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.
William Elliott of Manton was called up to serve in June 1918, aged 46. He fell ill while training in Kent and died… https://t.co/5t1Qsk67w2 12:01 PM Dec 9th

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