Born: 1892, St. Peter’s, Ipswich

Died: 24th May 1917; age 24; KiA by shell

Residence: 8, White Elm Street, Ipswich

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk; Occupation: Messrs Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 201677

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly 711, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:IMG_6758

Bay 4,

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles & Priscilla Smith, of 8, White Elm Street, Ipswich.




1901   Aldeburgh Road, Leiston, Suffolk.


Herbert was 8 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles Smith, 39, an Engine Maker – Fitter – Steam, born Leiston, Suffolk.

Priscilla Ann Smith (nee Sturgeon), 38, born Hemingstone, Suffolk.

Arthur Charles Smith, 6, born St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Sydney Cecil Smith, 5, born Leiston.

Percy Gordon Smith, 2, born Leiston.

Bertram White Smith, 11 months, born Leiston.


1911   30, Wykes Bishops Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 18 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles, 49, an Engine Fitter – Iron Foundry.

Priscilla, 48.

Arthur, 16, a Moulder – Iron Foundry.

Sidney, 15, a Plough Worker.

Percy, 12.

Bertram, 10.

Herbert is also remembered on Holy Trinity Church Memorial, Ipswich.
Suffolk reg

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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