Remembering 134 George Howatt Smirthwaite

134 George Howett Smirthwaite - (Photo - Ian Middleton Collection)


134 George Howatt Smirthwaite

“Corporal Smirthwaite was a splendid type of Australian-of great physique, steady, sober,  and industrious, and a man with an honored English name. Indeed, he was the descendant of a family with an unbroken line for upwards of 400 years……..”  Gilgandra Weekly -NSW , Friday 12 January 1917


George Smirthwaite died form his wounds on the 24th December 1916 , today he is honoured and remembered and his story is available to read….CLICK LINK