Trooper ROBERT ALLINSON SMITH

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Rank Trooper
Forenames ROBERT ALLINSON
Surname SMITH
Initials R A
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 19
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From REDHILL, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14570907
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry)
Military Honours and Awards Unknown
Place of Burial/Commemoration FONTENAY-LE-PESNEL WAR CEMETERY, TESSEL
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Grave/Memorial Location IV. C. 19.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Family Details SON OF HENRY NICHOLAS CURLE SMITH AND ROSANNA SMITH, OF REDHILL, SURREY.

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Newton Abbot, Devon, UK

Robert SMITH

Trooper Robert Alison SMITH was my uncle. He was the driver of a DD Sherman landing on D Day. He died in the Battle of Rauray Farm, Fontenay le Pesnel, one of only two tanks struck during that battle. Although I never met him, I feel very proud of what he did at only 19 years of age.

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016