Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
MOS: 11B2G – Infantryman
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Badges: Combat Infantryman‘s Badge
Date of birth: 9-Oct-1982
Hometown: Wilmington, North Carolina
Marital status: Never Married
Date of casualty: 12-May-2005
Age at death: 22
Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
John McClellan Smith was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Iskandariyah, Iraq.
Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq
Place of interment: Wilmington National Cemetery, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA