Smith, Roy Alfred Walter (Lieutenant, 19th Bn and AN&MEF d.1917)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0429
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary, Letters, Documents
Maker Smith, Roy Alfred Walter
Date made 1914-1917
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4280
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 1304 Lieutenant Roy Alfred Walter Smith, 19 Battalion, France and Belgium. Collection consists of five original diaries belonging to Lt Roy Alfred Walter Smith, four handwritten letters from Smith to his mother, one letter from a commanding officer to Smith, his commissioning warrant, commemmorative scroll, letter from the King, and an official letter written from the Records Office after his death. Smith was wounded in action in Belgium and died on 15 October 1917.