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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- People -
- Newchurch - Frank Smith -


Yeoman of Signals 212818, Frank Smith, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Partridge"


Biography from the Book of Remembrance, All Saints Church, Newchurch, Isle of Wight.
Biographical information

YEOMAN OF SIGNALS FRANK SMITH, son of Mr and Mrs Charles Smith of Apse Heath joined the Royal Navy as a boy and had seventeen years service to his credit at the outbreak of War when he was serving on H.M.S. Conquest. He lost his life as a result of the sinking of the destroyer H.M.S. Partridge by enemy action off the coast of Norway on 12th December 1917.

From CWGC record :

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Smith, of Ventnor Rd., Apse Heath, Sandown, Isle of Wight.

CWGC record ...


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