Died France & Flanders on Sunday, 23rd July 1916, age unknown.
Commemorated on Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B of Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
1st Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers. 9th Brigade of 3rd Division.
Born: Dudley Port, Enlisted: Worcester, Resident: Unknown.
First landed France & Flanders, post 31st December 1915.
Medal entitlement: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.
Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.
Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/813147/
Unable to positively identify Samuel Smith, as there are a number of possibilities.
Still to be researched. Contact me if required.