Great War Dundee
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William Gordon Smith
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 15701
- Rank: Guardsman
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 35 St. Peter St, Dundee
James Smith, 35 St. Peter St, Dundee
More about William Gordon Smith
William Gordon Smith 15701 Scots Guards
SMITH―Killed 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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