9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Samuel Smith was the eldest son of the William and Margaret Smith. He was born about 1895 in Scotland. Both his parents were Scottish. The 1901 census records Samuel as age 4 living with the family at house 2 in Derrycreevy, Benburb, Tyrone. William Smith was a land steward. Samuel Smith enlisted in Dungannon with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private Samuel Smith was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 21 years old.