They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: 
 Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. 
 At the going down of the sun and in the morning: 
 We will remember them. 

This page is dedicated to the remembrance of our fallen heroes. In many Campaigns and at many different places family members have answered the call to arms and all too often made the supreme sacrifice for their country.

Please note that the Death Place listed may be the nearest War Cemetery rather than the actual location, this is especially true of places such as Ballieul and Bethune which were Casualty clearing Stations at a Railhead.

 CWGC Links below are copyright of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

  Name Died
(Age)
Death
Place
Rank Unit DOB Place Of Birth CWGC
Link
 
 Albert James
 Smee
29 March 1915
(21)
Elham
Kent
Private 9th Battalion
 Essex Regiment
1894 Maldon
Essex
CWGC
Link
 William Henry
 Smee
2 May 1915
(42 but claimed 38)
Gallipoli
Turkey
Corporal 1st Battalion
Australian Infantry
1873 West Ham
London
CWGC
Link
 John Daniel
 Smee
22 Oct 1915
(28)
Ypres
Belgium
Lance
Corporal
16th Battalion
Queen's Westminster Rifles
26 Oct
1887
Kilburn
London
CWGC
Link
 Alfred Thomas
 Smees
31 May 1916
(22)
Battle of
Jutland
Gunner Royal Marines
HMS Indefatigable
27 Dec
1894
Portsea
Hampshire
CWGC
Link
 Cyril Frederick
 Smee
16 Aug 1916
(19)
Somme
France
Private 2nd Battalion
Suffolk Regiment
1897 Chesterton
Cambridgeshire
CWGC
Link
 John William
 Smee
20 Aug 1916
(19)
Chelsea
London
Private 10th Battalion
Essex Regiment
1897 Leyton
London
CWGC
Link
 Alfred William
 Smee
26 Aug 1916
(20)
Dranoutre
Belgium
Rifleman 1/5th Battalion
London Rifle Brigade
1896 Islington
London
CWGC
Link
 Arthur Ernest
 Smee
3 Sep 1916
(27)
Somme
France
Private 17th Battalion
Sherwood Foresters
1889 Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CWGC
Link
 Albert Edward
 Smee
29 Oct 1916
(27)
Greece Lance
Corporal
 7th Battalion
Royal  Berkshire Regiment
1889 Putney
London
CWGC
Link
 Charles Harold
 Smee
11 March 1917
(22)
Basra
Iraq
Lance
Corporal
1st/10th Battalion
Middlesex Regiment
1895 Windsor
Berks
CWGC
Link
 Clarence William G
 Smee
12 April 1917
(21)
Arras
France
Private 1st Battalion
Hampshire Regiment
1896 Wareham
Dorset
CWGC
Link
 Ernest Thomas
 Smee
22 April 1917
(38)
Loos
France
Private 11th Battalion
Essex Regiment
1879 Colchester
Essex
CWGC
Link
 William Josiah
 Smee
23 April 1917
(38)
Vimy Ridge
France
Private 1st Battalion
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
1879 Stoke Newington
London
CWGC
Link
 Frank
 Smee
30 April 1917
(34)
Bethune
France
Private 9th Battalion
Norfolk Regiment
1882 Shalford
Essex
CWGC
Link
 William Edwin
 Smee
2 May 1917
(33)
Arras
France
Acting
Bombardier
Royal Field Artillery 1884 West Ham

CWGC
Link

 Frederick Fuller
 Smee
9 June 1917
(21)
France Private 2nd Battalion
Canterbury Regiment
10 Feb
1896
Norwood
Lambeth
CWGC
Link
 William Reginald
 Smee
14 June 1917
(26)
Arras
France
Corporal 2nd Battalion
Suffolk Regiment
1890 Stutton
Suffolk
CWGC
Link
 Herbert Edgar
 Smee
20 Sep 1917
(20)
Ypres
Belgium
Rifleman 2nd/5th Battalion
London Rifle Brigade
1897 Islington
London
CWGC
Link
 Godfrey Holland
 Smee
14 Oct 1917
(36)
Ypres
Belgium
Gunner A Battery 162nd Brigade
Royal Field Artillery
1881 Stoke Newington
London
CWGC
Link
 Alfred George
 Smee MM
30 Nov 1917
(25)
Cambrai
France
Lance
Corporal
9th Battalion
Essex Regiment
1892 Purleigh
Essex
CWGC
Link
 Thomas
 Smee
1 Oct 1918
(?)
France Private Prince of Wales
North Staffordshire Regiment
? ?
Tunstall Staffs
Not on CWGC?
 Alfred Charles
 Smee
3 Oct 1918
(22)
Picardy
France
Private 7th Battalion
London Regiment
1894 Islington
London
CWGC
Link
 Horace Percy
 Smee
22 Oct 1918
(19)
Somme
France
Gunner B Battery 94th Brigade
Royal Field Artillery
17 Mar
1899
Toppesfield
Essex
CWGC
Link
 Arthur Joseph
 Smee
28 Oct 1918
(23)
Steyning
Sussex
Lieutenant RAF / 3rd Battalion
Wiltshire Regiment
4 Feb 1895 Croydon
Surrey
CWGC
Link
 Percival George F
 Smee
29 Oct 1918
(38)
Gaza
Israel
Gunner 387th Siege Battery
Royal Artillery
1880 Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CWGC
Link
 William
 Smee
3 Dec 1918
(18)
HMS
Pembroke
Boy 1st Class HMS Pembroke 1900 West Ham
London
CWGC
Link
 George David
 Smee
15 Oct 1940
(17)
Atlantic Convoy
OB-228
Ordinary Seaman SS Thistlegarth
Merchant Navy
1923 Grimsby
Yorkshire
CWGC
Link
 Frederick
 Smee
13 March 1941
(29)
St. Anne's School,
Liverpool
Air Raid
Warden
Civilian 1911 Liverpool
Lancashire
CWGC
Link
 George William
 Smee
6 Nov 1941
(40)
Hong Kong
(Disease?)
Warrant Officer
Class 1
12th Coast Regiment
Royal Artillery
1902 Southsea
Hampshire
CWGC
Link
 Herbert Pennett
 Smee
13 Feb 1942
(32)
Off
Singapore
Ordinary Signalman River Gunboat HMS Scorpion
Royal Navy
1910 Epping
Essex
CWGC
Link
 James Kenneth
 Smee
5 June 1942
(22)
Tangmere
Middlesex
Sergeant
Pilot
RAFVR
219 Squadron
22 Sep 1920 Mayfield
Australia
CWGC
Link
 William John
 Smee
4 June 1943
(34)
Burma-Siam
Railway
Private Cambridgeshire Regiment 29 Dec
1908
West Ham
London
CWGC
Link
 Edwin John
 Smee
18 June 1943
(18)
Fareham
Hampshire
Ordinary Seaman HMS Collingwood
Royal Navy
1924 Epsom
Surrey
CWGC
Link
 Paul Meredith
 Smee
25 May 1944
(27)
Cassino
Italy
Trooper 9th Armoured Regiment
British Columbia Dragoons
1917 Alberta
Canada
CWGC
Link
 Herbert
 Smee
22 June 1944
(56)
London Road
Mitcham
Air Raid
Warden
Civilian 1886 Finchley
London
CWGC
Link
 Lloyd C
 Smee
18 July 1944
(22)
Caen
France
Private Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C. 15 Nov
1921
Ontario
Canada
CWGC
Link
 Norman Frederick Walter
 Smee
22 Feb 1945
(20)
Haugesund
Norway
Leading Airman 821 Sqdn. Fleet Air Arm
H.M.S. Puncher
6 Jul
1924
Islington
London
CWGC
Link
 Alan
 Smee
9 March 1945
(20)
Reichswald Forest
Germany
Flight Sergeant 90 Squadron
RAFVR
1924 Maldon
Essex
CWGC
Link
 James Earl
 Smee
17 April 1945   Seaman
2nd Class
US Navy   St Louis
Missouri
 
 

Although not listed here, several other  family members suffered severe injuries in the service of their Country which in some cases blighted their lives.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)