Born: 1896, Ipswich.
Died: 13th January 1915; age 19; died of Lobar Pneumonia – 2 days, at Connaught Hospital, South Farnborough, Hampshire.
Present at the death – A. Redden – of Connaught Hospital.
Residence: 85, Alan Road, Ipswich.
Joined the Royal Flying Corps – 8th December 1914.
Rank: Airman Mechanic 2nd Class, Service Number: 2524
Regiment: Royal Flying Corps Recruits Depot (Farnborough).
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert William & Louisa A. Smith, of 88, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.
1901 85, Alan Road, Ipswich.
Wilfred was 6 years old and living with his parents.
Herbert William Smith, 32, a Bricklayer, born Coggleshall, Essex.
Louisa Amelia Smith (nee Powley), 32, born Blofield, Norfolk.
1911 85, Alan Road, Ipswich.
Wilfred was 16 years old, a Clerk – Insurance Office, born Ipswich. he was living with his parents & siblings.
Herbert, 42, a Bricklayer – Retort Setter – Gas Works.
Hilda Jessie Smith, 9, born Ipswich.
Richard Frank Smith, 4, born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Louisa Smith – mother.
Wilfred is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.