Smith, William (Billy)

Birthplace

Hyde, England

Occupation

Half-Back

Biographical Text

Smith was signed from his local Lancashire Combination club, Hyde United in the summer of 1913.

He played his first game for the Grecians at Gillingham in October 1913 and was then ever present for the rest of the season and only missed one game the following season.

Smith joined up for the duration of the First World War, but such were his injuries that he had a leg amputated in a Liverpool hospital 1919.

Appearances

66

Goals

3

Contributor

Thanks to Steve Bennett for photo of his Grandfather.

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