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Smith, J., A/Smn., 1915
On the Helles Memorial is the name of Tyneside Z/2050 Able Seaman John Smith, serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 04/06/1915.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:
John was born on 07/05/1896. He was working as a draughtsman living with his father, Ernest at 112, Middle Street, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne when he enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 28/11/1914.
John was posted to the 4th Platoon, "D" Company of the Collingwood Battalion and went missing, assumed killed in action in Gallipoli on 04/06/1915.


The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Smith

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk