Lalor Smith

Rifleman Lalor Smith from Bessbrook, Co. Armagh served in the Royal Ulster Rifles at the time of his death during Operation Dynamo on 28th May 1940.

Rifleman Lalor Smith (7011328) served in 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during World War Two. He was the son of Robert James Smith and Agnes Smith of Belfast, Co. Antrim, and husband of Agnes Smith of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh.

Lalor Smith died on 28th May 1940 aged 28 years old during operations that would bring the Royal Ulster Rifles to Dunkirk. His grave is in Section XVII, Row B, Grave II of Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. His headstone bears the inscription:

We have loved him in life. Let us not forget him in death.