British War Medal, (51535 Pte. R. Smith E. York. R.). 51535 Private R. Smith, East Yorkshire Regiment EF
Killed in action 18th September 1918 aged 19 during the battle of Epehy. Richard was killed whilst attacking the enemy at Gouzoucourt. During this attack, the Battalion captured 280 prisoners, and 20 machine guns. The casualties to the battalion were as follows, officers 2 killed 7 wounded, casualties for the other ranks were not listed. Previous service 315569 R.A.S.C. Born Shandwell East London.