SMITH, James

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3654054
Died : 
Monday, September 13, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

LCpl Smith was killed during the action at Salerno.

We have a document in our Gallery that outlines these details. "Killed in action at Dragone Hill,  on the left flank North of Jaconti. Buried 20 yards past T junction (Map ref. 600310) from Dragone to Padacouni, and 20 yards in from the road, ie. South on the left hand side. Map ref. 600309. Marked with a steel helmet but occupier of house some 20 to 30 yards away knows exact location."

Click  here to view the document:  Casualties and Missing.


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