SMITH, Joseph

Rank: 
Gunner
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
1527391
Died : 
Thursday, November 7, 1940
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 

Gnr Smith was killed "as a result of a ricochet from a bullet, or a fragment of stone or other hard material, cast up from the strike of a bullet in the course of military training."

(Source: No 3 Cdo War Diary June-Dec. 1940, ref WO/218/3.)


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