1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Smith Easton

Contributed by: George Easton, on 2008-11-11

Smith Easton
First Name Smith
Surname Easton
Year of Birth 1882
Year of Death 1952
Regiment Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
Place of Wartime Residence Brechin, Angus

Smith's Story

Awarded the Military Medal for bravery when he volunteered to search for the enemy in a German gun emplacement which was holding up his company's advance. Afterwards he is said to have remarked lightheartedly that he only volunteered because he knew that there would be no dinner until someone checked it out!

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