This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Hugh Macdonald Smith
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 635082
- Rank: Battery Quartermaster Sergeant
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Cromdale, Granton-on-Spey
- Address: 107 Clepington Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Junior Sanitary Officer, Dundee Public Health Dept
Christina McDonald Smith, 107 Clepington Rd, Dundee
Charles Smith, 107 Clepington Rd, Dundee
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
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