Benjamin Smith

 

Submitted by Patrick Dolan.

Benjamin was Patrick’s grandfather

Born in December 1894 at Walkley Bank Place, he survived the war and died in 1967.
He was Pte. 3/1137 2nd KOYLI.
Enlisted in 3rd Special Reserve Battalion January 1913
Joined 2 KOYLI November 1914. Recorded in Osborn's company magazine-commended for bravery during capture of Hill 60, April 1915. Awarded Military Medal, Battle of the Ancre, 18 November 1916 for carrying messages under shell fire.
Demobilised January 1919.

 

Benjamin Smith

 



 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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