Smith, John

John Smith, Private 24970, 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regt
Died 7th June 1917 near Ypres, Belgium

 

EARLY LIFE

Husband of Mrs E Smith, of 18 Stanley St., Macclesfield, Cheshire.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private John Smith is buried in Grave Ref. II. B. 3. of the Lone Tree Cemetery in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private John Smith, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private John Smith is commemorated on the Park GreenTown Hall and St Michael’s Church war memorials.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

Macclesfield Times: 29 June 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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