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Memories of John Smart

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:00 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

John Smart had been in the Navy in WW1, and was an Ordinance Artificer [1st Class] - he was killed during the Battle of Crete in 1941. John was awarded the oak leaf emblem, being mentioned in dispatches.


Item list and details

The contributor left a selection of photographs and letters to be photographed with us but some are lacking in context.

Person the story/items relate to

John Smart

Person who shared the story/items

Elizabeth Wooldridge

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor


Type of submission

Shared at York Army Museum, York on 5 June 2023.

Record ID

117699 | YOR014-2