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Place of Birth: Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire
Service No: 36733
Regiment / Corps / Service: Leicestershire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 5.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Gordon Smith was the son of William and Elizabeth Smith, (née Firth?]. William was born at Keighley and Elizabeth at Wakefield, Yorkshire.
1901 Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: 5, Raspberry Place - Gordon Smith, aged 5 years, born Kildwick, Yorkshire, son of William and Elizabeth Smith.
1911 Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: Holly Bank, Bent Lane - Gordon Smith, aged 15 years, born Kildwick, Yorkshire, son of William and [stepson of] Mary Alice Smith.
The British Army Service Record for Gordon Smith exists but may be incomplete.
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:
SMITH, Gordon, [Sutton], aged 22, Leicestershire Regiment, reported missing May 3, 1917, now presumed killed.
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Private Gordon SMITH
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Leicestershire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division
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