We remember Alexander Millar Smith

We remember Alexander Millar Smith

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
sibling George Stuart Smith Source:4153321 1889
1890
birth Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland United Kingdom Source:9124112 7th December 1890
1900
education George Heriot's School Edinburgh Edinburgh United Kingdom Source:9124172 1900 - 1907
1908
events Unknown Territorials United Kingdom Source:9124112 March 1908 - March 1912
1912
employment Accountant Sime Darby Malacca then Straits Settlements Malaysia Source:9124112 1912 - 1917
1915
events Sapper Singapore Royal Engineers Volunteers Singapore Singapore Source:9124112 March 1915 - 21st February 1917
1917
enlistment Gailes Camp Ayrshire United Kingdom Source:9124112 6th June 1917
1917
commission Temporary Source:9124112 25th September 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps attd 16 Battallion Source:9124112 25th September 1917 - 26th January 1918
1918
dates Age 28 Source:9124112 26th January 1918
1918
location 19 Leamington Terrace Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address Source:9124112 30th January 1918
service British Army Private 49757 Royal Scots Source:4153321
location 23 Merchiston Park, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address Source:4153321
1918
death Died of wounds Telegram 26/1/1918 'dangerously ill at No. 44 Casualty Clearing Station in the Field, France with gunshot wound abdomen, penetrating' Other records state 'France or Belgium' Poperinghe Belgium Source:4153321 Source:9124112 26th January 1918
burial Nine Elms British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Nine Elms Poperinghe Belgium XIII. A. 7. Source:7941635 Source:9124112

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alexander Millar
Initials AM
Last Name Smith
Source 4153321
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
19 Leamington Terrace Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address known 30th January 1918
23 Merchiston Park, Edinburgh United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 49757 Royal Scots Private
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps attd 16 Battallion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Smith father
Margaret Noble Nelson Millar Smith mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Stuart Smith brother 1889
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1917-04-21 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-06 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Rosemary251
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Rosemary251
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Rosemary251

External Evidence

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Singapore Cenotaph Project: Forgotten Names Recalled - Alexander Millar Smith R60907

Multimedia

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Malacca War Memorial Rosemary251
Close-up Malacca Rosemary251
Smith, A M Rosemary251
Alexander Millar Smith Obit Rosemary251
Alexander Millar Smith Entry Rosemary251
2nd Lt Alexander Millar Smith Rosemary251
The Straits Settlements War Memorial Singapore Rosemary251
Name on Singapore Cenotaph Rosemary251

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