Regiment: 2nd Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment
Died: 12 March 1915
East Budleigh Memorial Cross, East Budleigh Memorial Tablet
Other Memorial: Le Touret Memorial [Google]
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Private 11196 Ernest Smith of the 2nd Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment is recorded as the brother of Frederick W Smith of Cromley Cottage, East Budleigh.
He died in March 1915, aged 21, and is remembered on Le Touret Memorial which commemorates more than 13,000 British soldiers killed on the Western Front between October 1914 and November 1915 who have no known grave. Among them are those who fell in the Battle of Neuve Chapelle (10-12 March 1915).
He is also remembered with honour on the East Budleigh memorials.
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