One of the old 10th Essex. On that fateful day, his plane had to go round again. In the confusion, he and several others were dropped many miles away from the DZ. He survived for a few weeks before being captured, spending the rest of the war as a POW. He was regular at the dinner club meetings which started when he and a few other veterans decided to have fish and chips together many years ago.
Articles that mention Doug Smith:
- Feb. 2018 – Reunion Club History