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Private 19657 Francis Gerald Vane Smith de Heriz

2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Died of Wounds at No 61 Casualty Clearing Station, France and Flanders, 15th October 1917, aged 36.

  • Buried: Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave X.I.1
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of the late Rev. Lionel Forbes Vane Smith and Hannah Maria Vane Smith de Heriz
  • Brother of Sgt Walter V Smith de Heriz and Gunner Cyril R V Smith De Heriz
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Over Whitacre and Shustoke
  • Other Memorial: Coleshill [Grammar] School

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  • Born c1882 in High Ercall, Shropshire
  • Lived at  The Nutlands, Over Whitacre [1911]
  • Employed as a Bank Clerk [1911]

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