Vale WO1 Smith
After being informed of his Australia Day honour, Mr Smith, also a former honorary RSM of the Royal Australian Regiment, kept it a secret.
Mr Smith served with 3RAR in Malaya, 4RAR in Malaysia and Borneo, and with the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam.
He was a former RSM of the Adelaide University Regiment and a past president of the Keswick and Richmond RSL sub-branch. He was also involved in the formation of 4RAR Association.
Mr Smith’s funeral was held on January 14 in Pasadena, South Australia, and was attended by close to 400 mourners.
19 July 2019Commandos ready for anything 17 July 2019On the offensive in Queensland 25 June 2019International Students Graduate from Australian Army’s Royal Military College 13 June 2019Call for submissions for Army Innovation Day 2019 9 May 2019Combined arms at full effect