Herbert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd June 1917; age 31; at Dover Hospital.

Residence: Carlton House Terrace, London, S.W.

Enlistment Location: London.


Rank: Private; Service Number: PS/3232.

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, 6th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


St. James’s Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Harriett Smith, of Tattingstone, Suffolk.




1891   33, Milton Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 5 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Frederick Smith, 50, a Blacksmith, born Wortham, Suffolk.

Harriett Smith (nee Goddard), 47, born Rishangles, Suffolk.

Mabel Alice Smith, 8, born Ipswich.

Maud Smith, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   33, Milton Street, Ipswich.


Herbert was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & sister.

Frederick, 60, a Blacksmith.

Harriett, 56.

Maud, 12.


1911   Mull House, Marine Parade, Southcliff, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.


Herbert was 24 years old, and a Domestic Servant for 55 year old Reverend Basil James Harold Sparrow Beridge, a CofE clergyman.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Smith – father.

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