Corporal Henry George Smart

Rank or Title

Date of Death

21 Mar 1915

War time / or Pre War occupation

Dye worker


Mr Frenay-Pirotte, Leagrave Road

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

92 Bury Park Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 22nd April 1915
Cpl Henry Smart


Cpl Henry George Smart, 7018, 1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment, was killed in action near Armentieres on March 21st, 1915. He was aged 28.

But for the outbreak of war his time as a reservist would have expired in November 1914. While in the Army he had served eight years in India.

He was the second son of Mr and Mrs Henry Smart, of 92 Bury Park Road, Luton, to be killed in action. His younger brother Pte Albert Smart, aged 22, 9352, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, died on October 31st, 1914, near Festubert. A third son was a sergeant in the 5th Bedfords.

Prior to the war Cpl Smart worked for bleacher and dyer Mr J. L. Frenay-Pirotte in Leagrave Road, for whom his father had also worked for 28 years.


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Cpl Henry Smart

Author: Deejaya

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