Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Ernest Mitchell SMITH

Private 1252 Ernest Mitchell SMITH
1st/9th Battalion, 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
52 Clarendon Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Apprentice Joiner, Hat Works
Enlisted:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey,
plot XI, row B, grave 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.