M.V. Smith

Tpr. Michael Valentine Smith
48th Royal Tank Regiment
8th Royal Tank Regiment
5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards

August 1941 - Bovington
48th Royal Tank Regiment at Wickham Market and Isle of Wight
March 1943 to North Africa
Then Italy
Discharged in 1947 but rejoined 8th Royal Tank Regiment
Discharged again and joined the Fire Brigade
Rejoined 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards in 1955
Joined MoD Police in 1966, including periods at Larkhill and Marchwood

1939-45 STAR

AFRICA STAR, 1ST ARMY BAR

DEFENCE MEDAL

GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1962, SOUTH ARABIA BAR

ITALY STAR

WAR MEDAL