Smith, Charles Ernest

Charles Ernest 

Smith

1897 - 1917
Aged20
Rank Corporal
Service no.13015
Regiment 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedOctober 1, 1917

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Charles Ernest
Smith

Charles was born in 1897 in Leicester and was baptised on 8.1.1897 at St. Saviours church. His parents were John Capell Smith, a railway engineer and Mary Ann (nee Foster).
They had 7 children-
John William 1895
Charles Ernest 1897
Elsie May 1899
Ethel Amy 1901
Lilly Evelyn 1904
Frank Henry 1907
Herbert Harold 1909

In 1901 census the family lived at 38 Grove Road, Leicester.
In 1911 census they were at 47 Oak Street and Charles was a shoe machine minder.

Charles became Lance Corporal 13015 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He was Killed in Action on 1.10.1917, aged 20, and is on the ‘Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

At the time of his death his parents were living at 127 Berners Street, Leicester.

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