Alice was born in 1884 in Meifod. Her father was George Richardson (1838) a Gamekeeper, her mother was Janet (1841) and her siblings were William M (1876) and Andrew R (1877) Agnes J (1879) and George P (1881). She married Joseph Smith in 1905 and had three children Elsie (1915), Walter (1921) and Edward (1923).
Alice joined the Montgomeryshire VAD to undertake general duties. She served at the Devonport Military Hospital from 28 June 16 until 29 September 1917. Alice was awarded one Red stripe by the Joint War Committee.
Post War Years
Her last recorded address was Elm Cottage, Meifod Rd, Welshpool (Mother’s address).