SMITH, George Thomas

Service Number – 4595

Rank – Private

Division – 11th Battalion

Enlisted – 27/10/1915

Discharged – 11/05/1919

Date of Death – 28/10/1958

Age at Death – 74

Burial Location – Methodist C5

Honours/Awards – Military Medal (MM)

 

During the attack on the Blue Line on the 10-12 August 1918 this soldier showed conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  During this period he acted as company runner and was constantly employed delivering despatches to Battalion Headquarters and flanking companies under heavy fire.  He worked with the greatest energy and daring and was of the utmost assistance in setting back urgent information.  His conduct throughout was of a very high order

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