RANGERS Smith, Frederick D.

Into the Jaws of Death
By Robert Lyman
Storm Front
By Rowland White

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Smith
  • FORENAME
Frederick D.
  • UNIT
2 Ranger Bn (Company A)
  • RANK
Staff Sergeant
  • NUMBER
20127670
  • DATE OF DEATH
6th June 1944
  • AGE
22
  • GRAVESITE
Normandy American Cemetery, France Plot H Row 21 Grave 8
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Litchfield County, Connecticut
born 27.11.1921 Trenton, New Jersey, USA
parents Frank & Mary Smith
attended Washington Grammar
1940 graduated Crosby High School
Connecticut National Guard
1942-1943 served Pacific, 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry, Battle of Guadalcanal (awarded Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster)
1943 volunteered 2nd Ranger Bn.
Next of kin - Parents. Mr. & Mrs. Frank David Smith, 44 Willow Street, Waterbury, Connecticut
award Silver Star
KIA Vierville-sur-Mer, Normandy
 
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