Private Walter Smith
From G. K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
28th February 1917
“The stairs were drenched with blood. Of my companions, Thompson, a signaller, Timms, Smith (Hunt’s servant, a fine lad) and Corporal Coles one of the bravest and most devoted N.CO.’s the Battalion ever had were dead or died soon afterwards.”
Name: SMITH, WALTER
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/02/1917
Service No: 200844
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIALh