The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G Smith


Private George SMITH, S/1243, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 23rd April 1915.

Born St George, Hanover Square, London.

1905 June Quarter, Brentford Registration District, George Smith married Susan Matthews.

Children - Florence Dorothy Smith, born 20th September 1905; Edmand George Smith, born 22nd March 1907;

1911 Census - 21 Hessel Road, West Ealing, Middlesex - George Smith, head, age 30, married, house painter & paperhanger, building, worker, born St Georges, London; *Susan Smith, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Clerkenwell, London; Florence Dorothy Smith, daughter, age 5, school, born Ealing, Middlesex; Edmand George Smith, son, age 4, born Ealing, Middlesex; Grace Mary Smith, daughter, age 5 months, born Ealing, Middlesex.  *born 13th July 1884.

Children - Ernest Arthur Smith, born 4th August 1914.

Enlisted Ealing, London, W.   Resided 21 Hessel Road, West Ealing, London.

17th February 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.

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