British Executions

John Ernest Smith

Age: 21

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 3 Dec 1941

Crime Location: Old Kent Road, London

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


John Ernest Smith murdered his girlfriend Christina Rose Dicksee 24 by stabbing her to death at Old Kent Road, London on 29 October 1941.

see National Archives - MEPO 3/2199, DPP 2/903