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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   George Henry Smith
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   27 August 1918
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   2 Malta Villas, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 020
Record number: 9753
Official at burial:
   A.G.P. Baines
Source of information:
  Burial Register

Memorial Details

  George Henry Smith
  24 August 1918
  IBLMO our dear mother Susan SMITH who passed away July 12th. 1911 aged 63./ Also of our dear father George Henry SMITH died August the 24th. 1918 aged 66./ "Until the daybreak."/ Also L.G. RANSFORD/ aged 81 years./ And V.A. RANSFORD/ aged 86 yrs. In Cherished memory/ and a token of love to/ our dear one/ Herbert SMITH 2/5 North Fus. & 13th B.L.I./ who died of wounds received in Action Sept. 21 1917 aged 39./ He was interred in Bedford House Cemetery, Lillebeke/ one mile south of Ypres./ From his sorrowing wife and children./ "He fought the good fight and died that we might live."
  NE 24
  01 January 1980
  Mrs Patterson
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Susan Smith
Lional Gay Ransford
Victoria Adelaide Ransford
Herbert Smith



Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    29 August 1918
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News



The death of Ex. P.C. G.H. Smith took place on Saturday last at his residence, Malta Villas, Kings-road, Newbury, after a painful illness patiently borne for some six months. The deceased came to Newbury as a Police Constable about 27 years ago, and some seven years later retired on a pension, his chief hobby being gardening; he was also interested in bell ringing and was a member of the St Nicolas team of ringers.

The funeral took place on Tuesday, the first portion of the service being taken in St Johns' Church, the vicar, the Rev. A.G.P. Baines officiating. The remains were interred in Newbury Cemetery, in the same grave as his late wife who predeceased him seven years ago.

The mourners were Edwin and Joseph (sons), Charlotte, Edie, Adelaide and Winifred (daughters), Mrs Herbert Smith (whose husband died of wounds in France, last September) and Mrs Joseph Smith (daughters in law), Mrs Thomas Sillar (sister), and several old friends were at the graveside. The Berks County Police were represented by Sergeants Pounds, Hutson, Wells, Pinchin and PCs Mortimer and Portlock.

Floral tributes were sent tributes were sent from Dot, Nell and Alf, Daughter-in-law Lizzie and children, Edwin and Mabel, Edie and Tom, Adelaide and Lionel, Joe and Louie, Win and Frank and grandson. Mrs W. Hill, Mrs Tottle and Mrs Crawshaw.

The coffin bore the nameplate inscribed “George Henry Smith, died August 24th 1918, aged 66 years.”

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Messrs Hart and Sons.

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George Henry Smith
Article source:    Probate search
Date of source:   
Copyright:    © as above





Smith George Henry of Malta-cottages Kings-road Newbury Berkshire retired police officer died 24th August 1918 Probate Oxford 10th April 1919 to Winifred Hill (wife of Francis Hill) Effects: £65

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