Lance Corporal Albert Smith
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 25957

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born in Merthyr Tydvil, Glamorgan. Son of John Henry Smith; Husband of Rebecca Smith, of 8, Newstead Colliery, Nottingham. Husband or Rebecca Smith of of 8, Newstead Colliery, Nottingham. Was a miner. He enlisted 10th May 1915 at Nottingham. He went to France 6th March 1916 and was appointed Lance Corporal 21st December 1917. He suffered a perforated right eardrum on 13th September 1916 and was treated at No.3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, France. On 26th September 1916, he contracted trench fever and was admitted to No.14 Stationary Hospital at Wimereux, France. and was transported on hospital ship H.S. Panama to England. On recovery, he returned to France 29th March 1917 and was killed in action 21st March 1918, age 33.

Buried/Commemorated : Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France. Plot VI. Row H, Grave 26.

Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France.
Photograph of name not yet obtained. Grave picture not yet obtained.
Lance Corporal Smith is commemorated on the following war memorials:-
Newstead Village Green War Memorial, Newstead, Nottinghamshire.