Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Mary Walton-in-Gordano

Inscription

A.M.D.C.

And in affectionate memory of

Sapper Francis William John Smith

2nd Wessex Royal Engineers, and of this parish, who died

In hospital in Boulogne, France on May 14th A.D. 1915

From wounds received whilst carrying a message under

Heavy fire during the Great War. - Aged 20 years

This tablet is erected by the parishioners

Who greatly valued the services he rendered to this

Church for ten years, both as a member of the choir

And server at the altar.

Gloria Tibi Domine

Place of Inscription

St Mary Walton-in-Gordano

North Somerset

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Francis William John

Smith

1895

Swindon, Wiltshire

14th May 1915

Boulogne, France

20

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France

First World War

Sapper

503rd Field Company Royal Engineers

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