Colin Lawson SMITH


SMITH, Colin Lawson

Service Number: 378
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, France, 24 June 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 378, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 378, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
24 Jun 1918: Involvement Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion

Military Cross

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry. He organized the supplies of ammunition &c., to the front line under very heavy shell fire, after the Sgt. Maj. and other Warrant Officers had become casualties. Later, in the firing line, he did fine work, encouraging the men throughout a heavy bombardment.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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