GEORGE JOSEPH SMITH

 

Born: 1924, Wherstead, Suffolk.

Died: 24th November 1943; age: 19.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 6298312.

Regiment: The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), 2nd Battalion.

 

Originally buried at Kermanshah Military Cemetery. Body exhumed, identified and reburied 14th September 1944 at Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

 

Grave Reference:

22.L.6.

Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery,

Iraq.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Florence Smith, of Ipswich

 

Father: James Calder Smith, born May 1891, Olrig, Caithness, Scotland.

Mother: Florence Nellie Smith (nee Gosling), born January 1898, Wherstead, Suffolk.

 

George is also remembered on Ransomes & Rapier memorial, Bourne Park Ipswich.

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