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Private Richard Smith
38537 9th Battalion Essex Regiment

Son of Wm & Annie Smith
Husband of Lucy Ellen Smith

Died 5th April 1918

Aged 41 years

Commemorated at Ribemont Cemetery Extension, Somme
Grave II K.1.

Rushden Echo, 26th April 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Raunds - Three Men Killed
Mr R Smith, Kettering, late of Raunds, has received news that her husband, Pte R Smith, Essex Regiment, was killed in France on April 5th. Before enlisting he worked for the Regulation Works, Raunds. He played for Raunds Town Football Club for a number of years. He leaves a widow and six children.



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