Aaron Smyth

Trooper Aaron Smyth was the son of a member of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers who served in World War One. Smyth served in the Reconnaissance Corps.


Aaron Smyth


Trooper Aaron Smyth died on 3rd October 1944. His grave is in Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. The Belfast man was 23-years-old when he died.

Trooper Aaron Smyth (7018785) served in 49th (West Riding) Division, Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps during World War Two.

He was the son of Aaron Smyth and Sarah Smyth off 44 Derwent Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim. He was the husband of Margaret Smyth or Newtownards, Co. Down.

Aaron senior was a retired night watchman who served in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in World War One. Trooper Smyth junior died on 3rd October 1944 aged 23-years-old.

49th (West Riding) Division landed in Normandy on 13th June 1944 and fought their way through France and the Netherlands.

Aaron Smyth’s grave is in Section A3, Grave 586 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. His headstone bears the inscription:

Also his father Aaron, died 21.2.49 age 75. R. Inniskilling Fusiliers 1892-1908.

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