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Smith was the son of Joseph and Janet Smith. He gained a B.A. degree at Armstrong College and went on to be a teacher at Hirst North Senior School, Ashington, Northumberland.
Smith was a Corporal in the Royal Army Medical Corps, 92nd Field Ambulance. He was killed in action aged 24.
Smith is buried in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
North East War Memorials Project
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Sophie Anderton, Ian Johnson.
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