Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Ernest Mitchell SMITH

Private 1252 Ernest Mitchell SMITH of 1st / 9th Bn., Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action Friday 13th August 1915, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, age 20

Home address:52 Clarendon Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1895, Chisworth, Derbyshire
Parents:Mary Ann Smith and Joseph Hadfield Smith of 52 Clarendon Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Apprentice Joiner, Hat Works
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey,   XI. B. 2.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

News of Private Ernest Smith's death came from a Lieutenant Braddock, of the 9th Manchesters, who said Private Ernest Smith was killed by a shot through the head.

Brother to Private 18923 Herbert Smith, Lance Corporal 22181 Leonard Smith and Private 1592 Harold Smith.