William Ritchie Smith

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/42526
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 25.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Marfaux British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.B.2.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Police Constable
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    James Bell Smith, East Home St, Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
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More about William Ritchie Smith

Next of kin originally listed as Annie Ritchie (Grandmother) 6 Bernard St, Dundee.

William Ritchie Smith   S/42526   Gordon Highlanders

SMITH—Killed in action, on the 21st July 1918, Private William Ritchie Smith, Gordon Highlanders, aged 18 years, eldest son of James R. Smith, cabinet maker, East Home Street, Broughty Ferry W, and grandson of William Smith, Balgray, Tealing.

Dundee Peoples Journal 24th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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