|Rank||Colonel U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||October 16 1952|
Army Commendation Medal
Korean Service Medal
Legion of Merit
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
For his leadership and valor, Colonel Smith was awarded the Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Army Commendation Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
USMA Class of 1930, Colonel Smith was a veteran of World War II. During the Korean War, he served with X Corps, Eighth Army then was transferred to Japan to serve on General Mark Clark's staff. He died of other causes on October 4, 1952.