Stretford WW2 

Frederick Charles Smith

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:77th Indian Infantry Bde
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:MyanmarGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Rangoon Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1912 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1599,
the son of Albert John & Daisy Smith (nee Morgan).

Baptised at St. Clement's P.C., Greenheys, Manchester on the 17th July 1912
- residence: 25 Butler Street, Greenheys - father's occ: Van man.

1911 Census - His parents were residing at 89 Mauldeth Road, Withington,
Manchester.   Head of household: Albert John Smith - Married - aged: 31 -
occ: Laundry Van man - born: Stretford, Lancashire.   Also - Daisy Smith -
Wife - aged: 25 - occ: Packer & Sorter at Laundry - born: Rusholme,
Manchester   Plus one son - Albert Smith, aged: 6.

Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Labourer in October 1937 and
employed in the Receiving Department.   Joined the Territorial Army and
mobilised in September 1939 and later posted to the Far East.    KinA in
Burma (now Myanmar) in May 1944.

WIKIPEDIA - The 77th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade
formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in India in
June 1942. The brigade was assigned to the Chindits and organised into
eight columns for operations behind enemy lines in Burma.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
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