Private Walter Smith

Private Walter William Smith, 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. He died in Belgium, aged 20, on 10th November 1915 of wounds received in action during the Battle of Loos. He was the son of J.B. and M.E.Smith of 65 West End, Tweedmouth and is buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Flanders, Belgium. This cemetery is the largest in Belgium after Tyne Cot. Before enlisting he had worked in Messrs Allan Bros, Woodyard. His brother Alexander also fell.




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