Born: 1911, Ipswich.

Died: 21st May 1944; age 32; of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, at The Sanatorium, Foxhall, Suffolk.

Next of Kin – mother – Mrs. L.A. Smyth, of 17, Swinburne Road, Ipswich.

Residence: 17, Swinburne Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Wood Machinist.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 917210.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 67 Medium Regiment.


Grave Reference:


St. Mary & St. Botolph Churchyard,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. O.J. Smyth, of Whitton, Suffolk.




1911   3, Handford Cut, Ipswich.


Ernest was under a month old and living with his parents & siblings.

Oscar John Smyth, 43, a Horticultural Worker – Wood Machinist, born Bentley, Suffolk.

Lily Amelia Smyth (nee Scopes), 32, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

Elsie Smyth, 6, born Ipswich.

John Smyth, 5, born Ipswich.

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