1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

George Smith

Contributed by: Charles Ross, on 2008-11-12

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First Name George
Surname Smith
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1917
Regiment King's Own Scottish Borderers
Place of Wartime Residence West Lothian

George's Story

He was a Private in the Kings Own Scottish Borderers. From our own research we know he entered France on the 26/05/1915 and that he died of wounds 16/08/1917. We know through the passing down of the story through the family that he died because his gun backfired. His regemental number was 17724.

Like many others he was awarded the Tom Dick and Harry set of medals. (Victory, the british and the 1915 star).

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