Albert John Smith

Pte 87854 Albert John Smith

Regiment: 16th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Age: 23

Date of death: 18th September 1918, killed in action in France

Buried: Vis-en-Artois, France

Address: Grime Bridge Cottage, Lumb

Wife: Sarah Hannah Carvosso (formerly Smith) 12 Carr Road, Dean, Lumb

Albert's mother had a farm, Hoyle Dean Farm, where she sold eggs. In the Free Press for 9th December 1918 the farm is for sale.

Source: Rossendale Free Press 02.11.1918 p.8 col.4