Hugh Macdonald Smith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 635082
  • Rank: Battery Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 211th Brigade
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 28.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bienvillers Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Cromdale, Granton-on-Spey
  • Address: 107 Clepington Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Junior Sanitary Officer, Dundee Public Health Dept
  • Mother:

    Christina McDonald Smith, 107 Clepington Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Smith, 107 Clepington Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Charles

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Hugh Macdonald Smith

Hugh was the brother of Corporal Charles Smith 606, 256th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, killed in action 23/06/1916.

Hugh Smith   R.F.A.

Battery – Quarter – master – Sergeant Hugh Smith, R.F.A., has been killed in action.  While he was helping the men to get their dinner a shell exploded, and B.Q.M.S. Smith and two others were killed instantaneously and many others were wounded.  He was a Dundee Territorial, and was mobilised at the outbreak of war, and had been in France for three years.  His father served eighteen months in France, and has since died, and a brother was killed in June, 1916.  Another brother is serving.  Deceased was a son of Mrs C. Smith, 107 Clepington Road, Dundee, and before the war was on the staff of Dundee Public Health Department as a junior sanitary officer.

Dundee Courier 10th April 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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