A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Percy Smith -


Percy Smith
Commemorated on the Freshwater War Memorial

Service details

Petty Officer (Motor Mechanic) F/2913 Percy Smith, Royal Naval Air Service

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :24 April 1917
Where buried or commemorated :Slobozia Military Cemetery, Romania
Crew :
:PO (Motor Mechanic) J J GrahamCWGC record ...

PO Smith was part of a Royal Naval armoured car division engaged in trench warfare at Tiraspol, Russia. They are buried in a cemetery which contains mainly Indian soldiers who were taken prisoner by the Germans and sent to work in Romania.

Information provided by : John Bloodworth


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