Albert E Smith
Private 13531 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts and Derby Regiment 10th Battalion
Died of Wounds France 13th October 1918 : Aged 29
Inchy Communal Cemetery Extension - B 12
Albert was the son of Mr and Mrs G Smith, addressing The Vaults House, Coldwell Street, Wirksworth, for his Derbyshire birth place. Press releases indicate he was married, leaving a wife addressed in the New Hucknall Colliery houses at 78 Newcastle Street, Huthwaite. He was however, last employed by Ripley Urban District Council before enlisting just a fortnight after war broke out.
Contributing material from Paul Bradshaw and Mrs Lynne Weston
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Confirming Identification.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 ALBERT SMITH. Born Wirksworth, Derbys - Enlisted Derby - Resides Huthwaite, Notts. 10th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Private 13531, Died of Wounds, France Flanders, 13th October 1918
Nottinghamshire Free Press - Sutton Library Archives 8th November 1918
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 20 Jul 12 © by Gary Elliott