Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Lance Corporal 22181 Leonard SMITH of 16th Bn., Cheshire Regiment
Killed in Action Wednesday 19th July 1916, France & Flanders, age 16
|Home address:||Commercial Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1900, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Mary Ann Smith and Joseph Hadfield Smith of 52 Clarendon Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered:||Thiepval Memorial Somme, France, Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A|
|Link to Hyde:||Lived in Hyde|
Enlisted and died underage.
Brother to Private 1252 Ernest Mitchell Smith, Private 18923 Herbert Smith, and Private 1592 Harold Smith.
From the Manchester Evening News, 24th August 1916, page 2, column 7:
Two days after the above report was published the fourth brother, Private Herbert Smith, died of wounds in Flanders.