Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

A. Smith

Alfred Newton Smith was born in Carnarvon in 1891. He was the son of Alfred Smith, a gardener, and his wife Edith.

Alfred Newton Smith worked as a groom before joining up. In 1911 he was working at Rodbaston, Penkridge, Staffs.

Alfred became a driver with "D" Battery, 48th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. He died of wounds on 20 May, 1917 and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

Driver Alfred Newton Smith, 142990, RFA, was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

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