8735 PTE H.SMITH 2/ESSEX R.
Born Leytonstone & lived Warley, Brentwood, Essex
To France 24/8/14 & qualified for the ‘Aug-Nov 1914’ Clasp
KIA F&F 13/10/14 during attack on Meteren Ridge (17.5 kilometres S.W. of Ypres) when the Germans were driven from their trenches
Buried Meteren Military Cemetery, France
With copy of his Medal Index Card, plus SDGW & CWGC details
With copy 'Aug-Nov' Clasp sewn onto silk ribbon
Condition: Surfaces corroded & finely pitted NVF