1st Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

Private Frederick Herbert Smith

Pte Frederick Herbert Smith, 228139, 1st Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), was killed in action, having been reported missing on April 28th, 1917.

The 19-year-old was the eldest son of Henry William (Harry) and Harriett Smith, of 109 New Town Street, Luton. He enlisted in the Cambridge Regiment as an 18-year-old and, after training at Halton, went to France on March 24th, 1917. In April he was transferred to the Royal Fusiliers.

Frederick Smith was an old boy of Surrey Street School and a member of Park Street Baptist Church.

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