WW1 Alumni

Smith, AT

Andrew T. Smith

t/Captain, Middlesex Regiment

Andrew T. Smith was a student at Alleyn's until 1899 and originally joined the war effort as part of the Buffs (East Kent Regiment). He was later granted a commission with the Middlesex Regiment and served as a 2nd Lieutenant after completing his officer training. By 1918, Andrew had been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and had also received a temporary appointment to the rank of Captain. In 1919, he was awarded the French Legion of Honour (Chevalier) for his excellent military conduct during the war.