23 March 2023
Rededication Service for Lieutenant Harold Rymer Smith, 2/6th Battalion The North Staffordshire Regiment
A Rededication Service for Lieutenant Harold Rymer Smith, 2/6th Battalion The North Staffordshire Regiment will be taking place at CWGC Ecoust Military Cemetery, France on the 23 March 2023 at 10:00am (local time).
Lieutenant Harold Rymer Smith died on 21st March 1918 whilst serving with 2/6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. He was previously commemorated on the CWGC Arras Memorial.
CWGC has marked his recently identified grave with a Commission headstone, bearing his name and personal inscription chosen by his family, and will care for it in perpetuity. The service has been organised by the British Ministry of Defence’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre and will be attended by his family, Defence Staff, Regimental representatives, CWGC staff and local dignitaries. Members of the public are welcome to attend.