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Place of Birth: Crosshills, Yorkshire
Service No: 38235
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 17th (Service) Battalion. (2nd Leeds)
Division: 35th Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: B. 3.
CWGC Cemetery: VILLERS-GUISLAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: ILKLEY, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
David Smith was the son of Heaton and Jane Smith, née Roberts. Heaton was born at Cowling, Yorkshire and Jane at Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire.
1881 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: Lothersdale Road, Airview Place - David Smith, aged 9 months, born Crosshills, son of Heaton and Jane Smith.
1891 Glusburn, Yorkshire Census: Highgate House Cottage - David Smith, aged 10 years, born Crosshills, Yorkshire, son of Jane Smith (married).
1911 Ilkley, Yorkshire Census: 12, Middleton Road - David Smith, aged 30 years, born Crosshills, Yorkshire. [David was living with his unmarried sister, Elizabeth.]
David was married to Kate Alice Bell in 1913.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte David Smith, 38235, West Yorkshire Regiment.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private David SMITH
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 35th Division
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