University of Oxford
Browse
8c8fcee54a8accfaaf3f45fe4a77263b1c9fe786.jpg (1.1 MB)

4089: Joseph Smith of Whitwell, Derbyshire

Download (1.1 MB)
online resource
posted on 2024-01-12, 09:30 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Joseph Smith was born on 3rd December 1893 at Whitwell Common, Whitwell, Derbyshire, the second son of Albert & Annie (nee Dean) Smith. Joseph followed his father into the coalmines and was a pony driver/below ground. He enlisted in the Sherwood Foresters and was killed in action at the Battle of Aisne on 20th September 1914 aged 20. He is commemorated at La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France. Joseph was single.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Madeleine Clarke

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Private 11740 Joseph Smith, 2nd Bn Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

20/09/1914

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Battle of Aisne

Object(s)

Photograph of Joseph. Medal Record.

Community Collection Day

Submitted online

Usage metrics

    Lest We Forget

    Exports

    RefWorks
    BibTeX
    Ref. manager
    Endnote
    DataCite
    NLM
    DC