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Name: Harold George SMITH
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: H G Service No.: 6341108
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Cambridgeshire Age at Death: 32
Unit: 1st Bn Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 20 Burnhills Gardens, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 29th April 1943
Place of Death: Tunisia, North Africa
Battle/Campaign: North African campaign, 1943.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia.
Decoration and Medals: 1939-45 Star. Africa Star. War Medal.
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: No
Family Details:
Son of George and Charlotte Smith, of Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Ann Smith (nee Forster), of 20 Burnhills Gardens, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, and later of Brandon, Suffolk. One son.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Army Roll of Honour, 1939-45. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Roll of Honour.
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