Memorial Details

NEWMP Memorial Image
Photo: John Dixon


Psalm Board Smiles 1944 Holy Trinity





Map ref

NY 998236

Original Location

Holy Trinity Church, Church Bank.

Which war


Memorial Description

Psalm board of wood. At the base is a small brass plaque 3 inches high x 6 inches wide (76mm x 154mm) bearing the dedication in sans serif capitals inside a single line border.

Materials used

Wood with brass plate.


In memory of
Raymond Smiles
Pte. 10th D.L.I.
Age 19 years
Killed in action Normandy
19th June 1944


See above


1. This matches the hymn board E60.02

2. Pte. Smiles is remembered on E60.01

3. To read Raymond Smiles Memorial 70th Brigade page.

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photo: John and Mavis Dixon

The Monumental Brasses of County Durham William Lack, H. Martin Stuchfield and Philip Whittemore 2002 ISBN 095 4327101

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Research acknowledgements

John & Mavis Dixon; Dorothy Hall

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