Gunner ALFRED SMITH

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman grave marker serviceman image
Rank Gunner
Forenames ALFRED
Surname SMITH
Initials A
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 30
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From KEARSLEY, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 1829314
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Artillery
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Airlanding Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery (6th Airborne Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Panel 11, Column 2.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph NO EPITAPH
Family Details SON OF HENRY AND BETSY SMITH, OF KEARSLEY, LANCASHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission records state Gunner ALFRED SMITH's unit as 2 (Airlanding) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.1 The correct name for this unit is 2 (Airlanding) Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Artillery.

 

 

References
1. As of January 2015.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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