Private Allan Smith
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 70992 (formerly 27085 Leicestershire Regiment)

Battalion : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Leicester. Son of Joseph and Ada Smith, of 47, Justice Street, Leicester. He enlisted at Leicester and was killed in action, 24th November 1916, during a German artillery barrage, whilst on a working party to the north of Beaumont Hamel, France, during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France. Plot 2. Row F. Grave 7.


Photograph of grave kindly supplied by Roger Frankish

Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France.
Private A. Smith
Private Allan Smith is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Peter's Church War Memorial, Belgrave, Leicester.