SMITH Frederick Augustus
Captain, 43rd Regiment
THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
CITATION
Victoria Cross
On 21 June 1864 at Tauranga, New Zealand, Captain Smith led an attack on the enemy's position, and although wounded before reaching the rifle-pits, he jumped down and began a hand-to-hand encounter with the enemy, setting a fine example to his men

AWARDS
Victoria Cross
NZ Maori Wars Medal
Crimea Medal

NOTES
Born 18 November 1826, Dublin, Ireland
Died 22 May 1887, Breely, Duleek, County Meath, Ireland