Lieutenant EDWARD CHARLES SIDNEY SMITH (photo added)

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Rank Lieutenant
Forenames EDWARD CHARLES SIDNEY
Surname SMITH (photo added)
Initials E C S
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 24
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 277665
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Hampshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Regiment/Unit attached to 2 Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location X. C. 24.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF GEORGE EDWARD AND HELENA FANNY SMITH, OF WOKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE.

Additional Information

Photograph of headstone and Lieutenant EDWARD CHARLES SIDNEY SMITH.1

 

 

Information on photograph states that Lieutenant EDWARD CHARLES SIDNEY SMITH was killed by sniper fire coming from the church in Arromanches, on D-Day 6th June 1944.

 

 

References
1. Photograph located by headstone at Bayeux War Cemetery June 2009.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Irena Zientek, located by headstone at Bayeux War Cemetery June 2009.
Additional photographs provided by: Carl Shilleto
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RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Saturday, March 1, 2014