Born: 1877, Southwold, Suffolk.

Died: 13th April 1902; age: 25; Died at Driekuit, South Africa.

Residence: Southwold, Suffolk.

Enlistment Date: 14th October 1898.


Rank: Driver; Service Number: 30797.

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery, ‘P’ Battery.


Clasps Awarded: Paardeberg, Dreifontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen & Relief of Kimberley.




1881   Barnaby Green, Southwold, Suffolk.


George was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Smith, 44, a Coal Master & labourer, born Southwold.

Emma Smith (Vinyard), 45, a Tailoress, born Southwold.

Sarah Jane Smith, 20, a Housemaid, born Southwold.

Alfred Smith, 14, a Footman, born Southwold.

Alice Smith, 11, born Southwold.

Charles Smith, 8, born Southwold.

Arthur Smith, 6, born Southwold.


1891   Church Street, Southwold, Suffolk.


George was 13 years old, a Fish Carman. He was living with his parents & brothers.

John, 56, a General Labourer.

Emma, 57.

Alfred, 24, an Ostler.

Charles, 18, an Ostler.

Arthur, 16, an Ostler.


Soldiers’ Effects to John Smith – father.

The Boer War.

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