William Garfield Smith

Personnel header
Lieutenant William "Garfield" Smith
Life dates
20 Feb 1905 - 13 Jan 1986
Biography

The original Sergeant of Nevern Patrol, Smith was later promoted to Lieutenant as Assistant Group Commander of Area 4. He was remembered by Charlie Shives of Milford Haven Patrol  “The Nevern Unit was led by a Mr. Smith, who had a farm near the village. He was a very capable leader and thought a great deal of “Stokey”  [Sergeant Lewis – Milford Haven Patrol].

Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Nevern Patrol Patrol Leader Unknown Unknown
South Wales Group 4 - Pembrokeshire Assistant Group Commander 14 Apr 1944 03 Dec 1944
National ID
ZWAH 23/2
Occupation

Farmer

Address
Llwyngoras, Nevern, Volindre, Crymych, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Other information

He could be contacted via telephone number Newport 022.

William Garfield Smith and Sergeant Stanley Alexander Smith of Berry Hill Patrol were brothers.

References

Hancock data held at B.R.A

TNA ref WO199/3389

1939 Register

The Story of Stokey Lewis by Walter Ireland

Roy Lewis article in Western Telegraph Dec 2002