William Gordon Smith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 15701
  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Scots Guards
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 21.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: IV.D.7.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 35 St. Peter St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Hampton

  • Father:

    James Smith, 35 St. Peter St, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Gordon Smith

William Gordon Smith   15701   Scots Guards

SMITHKilled in action, 21st August, Private William Gordon Smith, 15701, Scots Guards, eldest son of James Smith, 35 St. Peter Street, and the late Margaret Hampton, aged 22 years.

Dundee People’s Journal 14th September 1918

William is believed to be the brother of Pte Alfred J. Smith, 56650, 14th Battalion Highland Light Infantry.

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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