Person    | Male  Born 1901  Died 4/8/1912

Edward Smith

Edward Smith

Edward Smith is the 3rd on the right of the seven boys sitting in the photograph of the scout troop.

His birth was registered in the 1st quarter of 1901 in the Lambeth registration district.

As a boy scout in the 2nd Walworth Troop, he drowned, aged 11 years, on 4 August 1912 in the tragedy at Leysdown on 4 August 1914 and was buried on 10 August 1912 in the War Graves Plot, Square 52, in Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove, London, SE15 3LP. His death was registered in the 3rd quarter of 1912 in the Sheppey registration district, Kent.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk and Andrew Behan.

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Edward Smith

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - original plaque

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