SMITH, Michael

Known as: 
Mick
Rank: 
Warrant Officer Class 2
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
24714498
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Friday, June 9, 1967
Died : 
Thursday, March 8, 2007
Killed in action or died of wounds
Location: 
Age: 
39
Cemetery/Memorial: 
WO2 Mick Smith
WO2 Michael ‘Mick’ Smith died from injuries sustained when a grenade was fired at the UK base in Sangin, Helmand Province. He had served in the military for almost 22 years and during that service had deployed on operations to Northern Ireland, Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan, some of them on more than one occasion, as well as on exercises to Brunei, Canada, Kenya, France and Norway.
 
He received a MiD in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2006 to 31st March 2007.
 
Sources
M.O.D.
London Gazettes Supp. 58396, page 10411.
 

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