Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Smith

In memory of:

Private Robert Smith

February 18, 1900

Paardeberg, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

7236

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Formerly served with the 26th Middlesex Light Infantry.

Commemorated on Page 38 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VENDUSIEDRIFT GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (PAARDEBERG)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Located 9.1 km from the Paardeberg Museum. Follow the dirt road and turn right at the Cannon sign, travel 600 m then turn right and travel a further 200 m.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial
  • Photo of Robert Smith
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 13 April 1900.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Perth Courier for 20 April 1900, page 7, describing the burial of those who died on 18 February at Paardeberg.
  • South Africa War Memorial– This is the memorial in Victoria Park, London, Ontario. This memorial is in honour of the men from the London district, who fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in memory of those who fell.
  • Close up of Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Memorial Book– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Robert Smith– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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