British Executions

Walter Smith

Age: 33

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 8 Mar 1938

Crime Location: Felixstowe Dock

Execution Place: Norwich

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


Walter Smith murdered Albert Edward Baker 28 by shooting him on board the barge "East Anglia" in Felixstowe Dock on 22 October 1937.

see National Archives - ASSI 36/52

see Evening Telegraph - Monday 25 October 1937