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Soldier – Smith, Albert Victor – Officially Killed

March 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times March 2, 1918

Gnr. Albert Victor Smith
West Riding Regt.

Gunner Smith of 18, West Avenue, Bolton-upon-Dearne, formerly of Newhill, Wath-upon-Dearne, who was officially reported missing on May 3; is now reported killed on or about that date.

He was single, aged. 22, and was one of seven brothers serving.

He enlisted in Nov., 1914.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 266141
Died 03/05/1917
Aged 22
2nd/6th Bn.
Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Son of the late James Henry and Rachel A. Smith, of 18, West Avenue, Bolton-on-Dearne, Rotherham, Yorks. His brother Arthur Herbert also fell.