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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Isles Of Scilly
Town
Tresco
County
Isles Of Scilly
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35532
Current location

St Nicholas' Church
Tresco
Isles Of Scilly
Isles Of Scilly
TR24 0QD
England

OS Grid Ref: SV 89219 15418
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Five Wooden Panels, each with the relevant regimental badge at top, one panel for each casualty
Inscription
PANEL ONE: FRANCIS ARTHUR / DORRIEN SMITH / MAJOR THE RIFLE BRIGADE / BORN 26TH AUGUST 1921 / KILLED IN NORMANDY / 20TH JUNE 1944 BURIED / AT BAYEUX PANEL TWO: LIONEL ROGER / DORRIEN SMITH / PILOT OFFICER RAFVR / 79TH SQUADRON RAF / BORN 2ND JUNE 1918 / MISSING BELIEVED KILLED / OVER ARRAS 20 MAY 1944 PANEL THREE: ALGERNON ROBERT / AUGUSTUS / DORRIEN SMITH / CAPTAIN 15TH 19TH ROYAL HUSSARS / BORN 5TH MAY ???? / MORTALLY WOUNDED / AT ARRAS / 20TH MAY 1940 / BURIED AT / LAPUGNOY FRANCE PANEL FOUR: GEOFFREY RICHARD / DORRIEN SMITH / CAPTAIN EAST KENT / REGIMENT AND THIRD / BN PARACHUTE / REGIMENT / BORN 9TH APRIL 1916 / KILLED AT ARNHEM / 20TH SEPTEMBER 1944 PANEL FIVE: HORACE ALGERNON / DORRIEN SMITH / CAPTAIN DUKE OF / CORNWALL'S LIGHT / INFANTRY AND / THIRD BATTALION / PARACHUTE / REGIMENT / BORN 30TH NOVEMBER 1919 / KILLED NEAR BOURNEMOUTH / 23RD APRIL 1942 BASE: IN MEMORY OF THE THREE SONS OF ARTHUR AND ELEANOR AND THE TWO SONS OF EDWARD AND FRANCIS / DORRIEN SMITH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR GOD AND COUNTRY IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dorrien Smith, Algernon Robert Augustus
Dorrien Smith, Francis Arthur
Dorrien Smith, Geoffrey Richard
Dorrien Smith, Horace Algernon
Dorrien Smith, Lionel Roger
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, regiment, place of death, forenames, date of birth, relationships, place of burial, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: height 1800MM, width 3600MM
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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