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First Name: Loyd

Last Name: Smith

Birthplace: Coleman, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Coleman, TX
Middle Name: E.

Date of Birth: 06 September 1919

Date of Death: 13 September 1943

Rank: Private

Years Served:
Loyd Earl Smith

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Loyd Earl Smith

Private, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star (Posthumously) for gallantry in action on 9 September 1943 at Salerno, Italy as reported in newspapers like The Abilene Reporter-News (Tx) 5 January 1944 and The Fort Worth Star Telegram Thu 6 January 1944. And also the Purple Heart (Posthumously) as he gave his life in the gallant action.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 320162   Created by: drjones46




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