Private Alan Lewis Smith

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Reference WMO/275031


Methodist Church

Chapel Green

West Burton



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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Simple Brass plaque, on the pulpit, which refers to a (now lost) reading lamp. Private Alan Lewis Smith no. 4393245 of the 9th Battalion Border Regiment. Died Sunday 14th May 1944 age 27. He was killed at Potsangbam village during the battle for Imphal area in North East India on the border with Burma. Buried in grave 1.A.19 Imphal War Cemetery
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IN MEMORY OF/ALAN L SMITH/WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS/COUNTRY IN BURMA MAY 1944/AGED 27 YEARS/This Reading Lamp/is given by his brothers and sisters

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