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Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:
HORACE WAKELAND SMITH
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M.S. Electra
Date of Death: 27/02/1942
Service No: C/JX 277163
Additional information: Son of Harold and Frances Smith; husband of Elizabeth Wakeland Smith, of Highwood, Essex. M.A. (Cantab.).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 58, 1.
Cemetery: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL