Private Delma “Red” Smith was the son of Sam V. & Mary Pearl Smith of Rogersville, Hawkins County, TN.

Delma died non battle. He was initially buried at Brookwood Cemetery at London, England and was re-buried at Cambridge Cemetery in England, plot D, row 7, grave 91. He was with the 195 FA BN.

He had 9 siblings: Thelma, Alma, Roy, Frances, Hazel, Bobbie, Sam Jr., Bitsy, and Allen.

Private Smith comes from a family that has long served and is still serving this country proudly in all branches of the Military except the Coast Guard.

Submitted by his great niece, Annette Fields

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 October 1918
  • Date of death: 10 April 1944
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Rogersville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 195th Field Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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