CO-FOCA-001

Record Date: 
28 June 2011
Exact wording of epitaph: 

To the Memory of
GEOFFREY LEE COMPTON SMITH D.S.O.
Major 2nd Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers
Born 1889-Died 1921
He Served in France throughout the Great War
During which he was twice wounded.
On account of his services
He was six times mentioned in Dispatches.
He attained the temporary rank of Lt. Col.
And was awarded the D.S.O.
And Legion of Honour
Tenax et Fidelis

Major G.L. Compton Smith D.S.O.
With love from
Anne.

Memorial Type: 
Headstone
Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
51.8164748
Longitude: 
-8.2535755599764
Number of people commemorated: 
2
People commemorated: 
Name: 
Geoffrey Lee
Surname: 
Compton Smith
Date of birth - year: 
1889
Date of death - month: 
April
Date of death - year: 
1921
Age: 
31
Name: 
Anne