Dick SMITH

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SMITH, Dick

Service Number: 401713
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, 19 August 1910
Home Town: Brighton, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Ground Battle, Aldwych, London, England, 30 June 1944, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 401713

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Oswald Edward Ferguson 3913 BEM (British Empire Medal) of 10SQN RAAF and Flying Officer Dick Smith 401713 of Number 196 (Glider-Towing) Squadron (196SQN) RAF based at Keevil, England were killed by a flying bomb at Aldwych in London, England

Two RAAF officers were injured - FLTLT Greville 406845 and FO Burney 412896