Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 13th January 1915; age 19.

Rank: Airman Mechanic 2nd Class, Service Number: 2524

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps Recruits Depot (Farnborough).


Grave Reference: IMG_6717


Ipswich Old Cemetery,




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.

Louisa, 42.

Hilda Jessie Smith, 9, born Ipswich.

Richard Frank Smith, 4, born Ipswich.

 Wilfred is also remembered on Holy Trinity church Memorial, Ipswich.

 Royal Flying Corps 





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