Unsolved Murders

Sydney Smith

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 29 Jul 1911

Place: Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth

Sydney Smith was found behind some sheets of iron in Devonport Dockyard with his face beaten.

It was thought that he had been involved in a boxing match.

He was found bleeding from the nose and mouth and when he was examined by a doctor he was unconscious and suffering from head injuries and died soon after.

He had been an able seaman on a destroyer.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Globe - Monday 31 July 1911