Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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30/12/2015 In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to my mother, Mrs Elizabeth Smyth, 31 Beersbridge Road, Belfast. 7053 Rifleman F Smyth. 19th June 1917.
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30/12/2015 Last Will and Testament of Fredrick Smyth:
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Rifleman Fredrick John Smyth as the son of Fredrick and Elizabeth Smyth, of Belfast.
30/12/2015 Rifleman Fred Smyth died of his wounds in France on Friday 5th October 1917. He was 26 years old.
30/12/2015 Rifleman Fredrick John Smyth was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was wounded in France.
30/12/2015 Frederick Smyth enlisted in Holywood, Co Down. He was living in Belfast at the time.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists Fredrick as age 20 living with the family at house 31 in Beersbridge Road, Ormeau, County Down. Fredrick worked as a general labourer. His mother was a 'Char woman'.
30/12/2015 Family: Elizabeth Smyth, May Smyth (born about 1890), Fred Smyth (born about 1891), Tom Smyth (born about 1893), Madaline Smyth (born about 1896), Emma Smyth (born about 1898).
30/12/2015 The 1901 census lists Fred as age 10 living with the family at house 31 in Beersbridge Road, Ormeau, County Down. His mother was a widow. It seems his father had only recently died as the youngest of the children was only three years old.
30/12/2015 Fredrick John Smyth was the son of Fredrick and Elizabeth Smyth. Frederick was born in Dungannon, Co Tyrone about 1891.
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