Hyde War Memorial Trust

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James SMITH

Private 19871 James SMITH of 2nd Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Killed in Action Saturday 1st July 1916, France , age 30

Home address:6 Mary Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1886, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Lucy Smith and William Smith of 6 Mary Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Finisher, Fur Works
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,   Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:

In fond remembrance of our loving son Pte. James Smith, King's own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
From the family, 6, Mary Street, Hyde.
R.I.P.