SMITH, Kevin John

Known as: 
Smudger
Rank: 
Gunner
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
24148518
Born: 
Sunday, March 8, 1953
Died : 
Sunday, January 23, 1972
Died in service
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Local Roll of Honour: 

Gunner Kevin Smith, 79 Bty.,  died in a fall from the wall of Mosta magazine in Malta.

"Whilst the rest of the detachment waited for transport up to the main magazine Smudger decided to climb up, he nearly made it when he unfortunately slipped and fell about 100 feet." *

Sources
AFM ROH
Commando Gunner website
* 29 Cdo Veteran via CVA Facebook page.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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