PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Smyth, Kenneth Bowes Inman
Date of birth: January 31st, 1907 (Wolverhampton/West Midlands, Great Britain)
Date of death:  October 26th, 1944 (Arnhem, the Netherlands)
Buried on:  Commonwealth War Cemetery Arnhem Oosterbeek
Plot: 18.  Row: B.  Grave: 8.
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number 36876.
     
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Rank: Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel)
Unit: The South Wales Borderers, 10th.Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps
Awarded on: October 14th, 1943
Action: Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East".
 
     
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Rank: Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel)
Awarded on: August 24th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
 
     
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Rank: Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel)
Awarded on: September 20th, 1945
Action: Citation:
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services at Arnhem."
 
     
1939-1945 STAR
 
     
AFRICA STAR
 
     
ITALY STAR
 
     
FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR
 
     
DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-1945
 
     
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
 
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Picture source:   - Hans Molier, The Netherlands
Information source(s):   - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36209 published on the 12 October 1943
- Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36668 published on the 22 August 1944
- Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37274 published on the 18 September 1945
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- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The Airborne Soldier.com
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