OCTOBER UPDATE #2

1914 TRIO to PTE SMITH 4th MIDDLESEX REGT (KIA 1915)

£350.00
Availability: IN STOCK
Product code: 54287

L-9628 PTE H.C.SMITH 4/MIDD'X.R (on 1914 Star)

L-9628 SJT H.C.SMITH MIDD'X.R (on pair)


Herbert Charles Smith, born Ivor, Bucks circa 1884


Husband of Annie Smith, of Church Cottage, Aborfield, Reading.


To F&F 14/8/14 with 4th Middlesex Regt.


Note: Nine days later, on 23/8/14, the 4th Middx.R was one of the first to engage with German forces at Mons where, along with the 4th Royal Fusiliers, they held up 8 attacking German battalions until overwhelmed.


KIA F&F 16/10/15 whilst serving with 11th MIDD'X.R & is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.


With Medal Index Card, SDGW & CWGC details.


Note: His Soldiers Papers are available online.


Condition: On old silk ribbons, GVF


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