Carve Her Name with Pride
By Rubeigh James Minney
Ian Smith
John Robertson

Ian Smith

parent unit Royal Army Service Corps
MC 2.3.1944
bar to MC 3.8.1944
born 22.4.1920 Keynsham,near Bristol
educated Wycliffe College
RMC Sandhurst 1939
commissioned RASC
2 Commando 1940
instructor,Achnacarry
12 Commando
award M.C.
10 Commando
award Bar to MC
SOE Yugoslavia 1944
SBS 1944 (Crete) (Captain)
promoted Major 1945
RASC unit,Bicester
attended Jesus College,Cambridge
posted to Minden,Germany
joined family textile business 1947
hotel manager (5 years)
fish farmer in County Donegal 1970s
married Margaret (Peggy) Cropper 1944 (predeceased him) (2 children)
died 3.5.2012
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