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Name: Harry Webster Smith Regimental Number: 67183 Rank: Private Battalion: 25th Battalion Date of Birth: October 1, 1887 Place of Birth: Halifax, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: November 12, 1914 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address at Enlistment: Halifax, NS Age at Enlistment: 27 Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches Complexion: light Eyes: blue Hair: brown Previous Military: Canadian Field Artillery Militia Training in Yarmouth 3 years with 1st Artillery, Halifax, NS Trade: Stevedore Marital Status: Single Religion: Church of England Next of Kin: Mrs Nellie Smith Mother) Halifax, NS Date of Death: September 21, 1916 Age at Death: 29 Cemetery: St. James Cemetery, Dover, Kent, United Kingdom Grave Reference: Plot: N. H. 4. Commemorated on Page 164 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 14 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th Battalion Listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial Harry Webster Smith was the son of Henry J. and Nellie B. Smith, of Halifax, NS. He enlisted at Halifax with the 25th Battalion and went overseas on the SS Saxonia arriving in England on May 29, 1915. He embarked for France on September 15, 1915. He suffered a serious shell wound to his right thigh on September 15 while serving in a communication trench. Returned to Folkstone in the UK by hospital ship, he was admitted to the Dover Military Hospital, Kent, UK on September 21, 1916. He died of his wounds at 10:50 am on September 21, 1916.
Harry Webster Smith
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