Smith, William: Service no. 54047

Digitized Service Record

Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.


Family Search: When William Smith was born on 4 March 1864, in Blacon, Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Smith, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Britnell, was 34. He married Sarah Maria Porritt on 2 April 1895, in Liversedge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1911 and Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada for about 7 years. He registered for military service in 1914. In 1914, at the age of 50, his occupation is listed as boot maker. He died on 3 April 1941, in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Joined over-aged. Born 1864.

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