This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 2884
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 03/09/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 10 A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 11 Arklay Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Turner, D. J. Macdonald, St Roques Works, Dundee
James Smith, 11 Arklay St, Dundee
More about Harry Smith
Harry has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
Harry Smith 2884 Black Watch
APPRENTICE MAKES THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.
Pte. Harry Smith was only 19 years of age. He enlisted at the beginning of last year, and had been in the trenches for nine months. Prior to enlistment Pte. Smith was serving his apprenticeship as a turner with D. J. Macdonald, South St. Roque’s Works, Dundee. His father resides at 11 Arklay Street.
Dundee Courier 16th September 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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