Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd February 1917; age 20; Died of Wounds – Cambrai.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43662

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2511, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Porte -De-Paris Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Horace & Ellen A.G. Smith, of 261, Norwich Road, Ipswich.




1901   21, Pauline Street, Ipswich.


Edward was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace Smith, 29, a Foreman – G.E.R Engine Cleaning, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Ellen Annie Gyford Smith (nee Abbott), 27, born Monk Soham, Suffolk.

Blanche Lucy Smith, 2, born Ipswich.

Ernest William Abbott Smith, 8 months, born Ipswich.


1911   133, Wallace Road, Ipswich.


Edward was 14 years old, an Office Boy – Shipbuilders. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Hoarce, 39, a Loco Depot – G.E.Railway – Engine Cleaner.

Ellen, 37.

Blanche, 12.

Ernest, 10.

Catherine May Smith, 8, born Ipswich.

Jack Halsey Smith, 7, born Ipswich.

Alice Smith, 4, born Ipswich.


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