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   2nd Lieutenant Stanley Herd Smith
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 08/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Tank Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 27/05/1918
Died: 27/05/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 19
Stanley Herd Smith was the son of John and Elizabeth Smith. He was born on 25th June 1898. He was the second of three children, all born in Donaghmore. The 1901 census records Stanley as age 2. Stanley’s father John Smith was a linen manufacturer and Justice of the Peace. The family lived at Mullaghmore, Donaghmore. Stanley was a pupil at St Andrew's College, 21 St. Stephen's Green Dublin. Second Lieutenant Stanley Herd Smith was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Tank Corps when he died of wounds on 27th May 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Frechencourt Communal Cemetery
  Frechencourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave D-5
CWGC Casualty 587443
Frechencourt is a village in the Somme department of France and is approximately 12 kilometres north-east of Amiens. From Amiens head along the D929 towards Albert. At the village of Querrieu turn left along the D30 towards St Gratien and then first right along a minor road towards Frechencourt. The Commonwealth Commission plot is at the rear of the village cemetery.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Smith family Lists Stanley as age 2 living with the family at house 6 in Mullaghmore, Donaghmore, Tyrone
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Dungannon Smith, John, J.P., Ardgivna, Donaghmore
3 1911 Census lists Stanley Smith Lists Stanley as age 12, a pupil at St Andrew's College, 21 St. Stephen's Green Dublin
4 Photo of 2nd Lieut Stanley Herd Smith 's headstone
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Portora School Enniskillen Lists S H Smith at Portora School Enniskillen
7 Red Cross WW1 POW Record Stsnley's brother?
8 St. Andrew's College War Memorial College relocated to Booterstown, Dublin. Lists S H Smith
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Stanley Herd Smith's headstone can be purchased here.
10 Wikipedia - Mark IV tank Tank of the type 2nd Lieut Stanley Herd Smith may have been with
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