Arthur Smith
(Abt 1843-1904)
Maria Redington
(Abt 1841-)
Charles Redington Smith
Alice Salmon
Charles William Smith
(Abt 1896-)


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1. Rose C Fletcher

Charles William Smith

  • Born: Abt 1896, Catford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Rose C Fletcher

bullet  General Notes:

Name and info givento us by John Robert Halfacre.

Charles was a Garage Mechanic. Was wounded in WW1, lost some or all toes on one foot.
1901 Census: Age 5, Living: Drury Lane, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England, Occ: House Painter...
1911 Census: Age 15, Living: Drury Lane, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, England, Occ: Garden Lad (Domestic)...
The Following documents were found by searching for his father in google.
Info from Ancestry.
British Army WW1 Service Records: Charles William Smith, Age 19 years and 7 mths, Trade: Blacksmith. Next of Kin: Charles Redington Smith. Declaration dated 2 Sep 1914.
Medical Report, Dated 2 Sep 1914.
Height: 5 feet 8 and a half inches.
Complexion: Fresh.
Eyes: Grey.
Hair: Brown.
Distinctive Marks: Seais? on both elbows.
Join Army in Bedford, joined the Bedfordshire Regiment, Labour Corps. Home address Ivy Cottage, Hunsdon, Hertfordhsire, England. Reg Number: 14300 and 551626.
Based at home 2 Sep 1914 to 23 Mar 1915
Based in France 24 Mar 1915 to 1 Aug 1916
Home 2 Aug 1916.
Discharge: Reg No 551626, Rank: Pte, Reg or Corps: Labour Date: 22 Jun 1918, From: Unit, to Ivy Cottage, Hunsdon, Herts. Reason: No longer Physically fit for War Service.
Casualty Form: Corps: Bedfordshire Reg, Labour Corps, Reg No: 14300 and 551626, Rank Pte, Blacksmith in Civilian Life.
Report:30 Apr 1915 Admitted to hospital by field ambulance for Fever....Leave to England from France 30 Dec 1915 until 7 Jan 1916....Admitted to hospital 21 Jun 1916 by field ambulance...Rejoined Battalion 27 Jun 1916....Wounded in action 27 July 1916...*** right foot admitted to general hospital then sent to England 31 July 1916...
Awarded the Victory Medal 19 Dec 1921


Charles married Rose C Fletcher.

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