1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Henry Smith

Contributed by: Kathryn Dobson, on 2008-11-05

Henry Smith
Rank
First Name Henry
Surname Smith
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1966
Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Tollesbury, Essex

Henry's Story

Henry was just 19 when he arrived in France on 15 Jul 1915. He fought in the Battle of the Somme and lost a leg. He was invalided out of the army and was eventually given an artificial leg. He received the 1915 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

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