Smith, George



1890 - 1917
Rank Private
Service no.27615



School records give his Date of birth as 22nd August 1890 in Leicester the son of William Smith, a gas labourer, and his wife Mary Ann Smith (nee Mawby) who were  married in 1873 in Oundle,


1891 Census Denmark Road, Aylestone, Blaby, Leics,

William Smith Head Married Male 35   1856  Gas Labourer Northamptonshire,

Mary A Smith Wife Married Female 34 1857 Deene Nthants

Arthur Smith Son Single Male 16 1875 Basket Maker Nthnts

Herbert Smith Son Male 12 1879 Errand Boy Northamptonshire

Frederick Smith Son Male 11 1880 Scholar Northants

Rose A Smith Daughter Female 9 1882 Scholar Northants

Lena Smith Daughter Female 7 1884 Scholar Northants

Alice Smith Daughter Female 4 1887 Scholar Aylestone,

George Smith Son – Male 2 1889 -Leicestershire,

Mary Mawby Mother In Law Widow Female 66 1825 Charwoman Northamptonshire,


1901 Census 12, Denmark Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

William Smith Head Married Male 46 1855 Gas Works Engine Driver Deene, Northamptonshire,

Mary A Smith Wife Married Female 45 1856 – Deene, Northamptonshire,

Herbert Smith Son Single Male 22 1879 Tinman Apprentice Deene, Northamptonshire,

Rose Ann Smith Daughter Single Female 18 1883 Shoe Upper Machinist Deene, Northamptonshire,

Lena Smith Daughter Single Female 16 1885 Shoe Hand Fitter Deene, Northamptonshire,

George Smith Son Single Male 12 1889 – Leicestershire

Kate Smith Daughter Single Female 7 1894 – Leicestershire,

Emily Smith Daughter Single Female 5 1896 – Leicestershire,

1911 Census 51 Dartford Road Leicester,  

William Smith Head Married Male 57 1854 Engineman Gasworks Deene Northamptonshire

Mary Ann Smith Wife Married Female 55 1856 – Dene Northamptonshire

George Smith Son Single Male 22 1889 Coneworker Leicestershire Leicester

Kate Emma Smith Daughter Single Female 17 1894 Hosiery Hand Shirts Leicester

Emily Florance Smith Daughter Single Female 15 1896 Hosiery Hand Shirts Leicester


George was drowned at sea from H.T. Cameronia.