Sydney John Smith

Headstone reads "In remembrance of Sydney John SMITH who died 4th Nov 1959 aged 77 years"

His obituary in The Woking, News and Mail 13 November 1959 states:


Secretary on two different occasions, for a period of 8 years, of the Pirbright & District branch of the British Legion, Mr. Sydney Smith, of 3 Upper Stanford, Pirbright, died on Wednesday week. Mr Smith was also a member of the Pirbright & District Social Club & served in the 1914-18 war. He was a former standard bearer of the British Legion Branch. The funeral, the first ever full British Legion funeral service at Pirbright Parish Church, was on Monday. The Vicar (The Rev. Bernard Whitehead) officiated.