Private Alexander Smith

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Died: Wednesday 14 March 1917 (aged 20)

Connected records

Record:
SMITH, ALEXANDER
Additional information:
Son of Mrs. Margaret Smith, of Whitehouse, Loanend, Hallside. Lanarkshire.
Cemetery:
BASRA MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 25 and 63.
Country:
Iraq

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Borough Of Stretford - WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 3234)
Location:
Stretford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Newchurch In Pendle (WMR 3312)
Location:
Newchurch In Pendle, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
St Aidan's Church (WMR 13094)
Location:
Didsbury, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Annan Parish Church WW1 (WMR 44085)
Location:
Annan, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Caputh (WMR 44757)
Location:
Caputh, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Kilmarnock (WMR 5962)
Location:
Kilmarnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Beith (WMR 40938)
Location:
Beith, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Men And Lads Of Trafford Park (WMR 3219)
Location:
Trafford Park, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Chapel Allerton (WMR 21886)
Location:
Chapel Allerton, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Brechin (WMR 5695)
Location:
Brechin, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Middlesbrough (WMR 9697)
Location:
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Peterculter (WMR 44666)
Location:
Peterculter, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Keig (WMR 8590)
Location:
Keig, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Glenlivet District (WMR 8674)
Location:
Tomnavoulin, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Macduff (WMR 8664)
Location:
Macduff, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Glenrinnes and Kirkhill (WMR 8658)
Location:
Kirkhill, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Fochabers and Bellie (WMR 8712)
Location:
Fochabers, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Sandyford Parish Church (including Lieutenant Colonel William Herbert Anderson VC) (WMR 80074)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Christ Church Reredos - WW1 (WMR 24795)
Location:
Didsbury, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Hamilton Grammar School WW1 (WMR 86465)
Location:
Hamilton, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Pride of Don Lodge of the Loyal Order Of Ancient Shepherds (Ashton Unity) (WMR 83996)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Carnoustie (WMR 2035)
Location:
Carnoustie, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Denovan (WMR 86397)
Location:
Dunipace, Central
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Arbroath Abbey WW1 (WMR 81274)
Location:
Arbroath, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds Fifeshire District (WMR 58297)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Union Bank of Scotland Limited WW1 (WMR 76027)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Canmore Street Congregational Church WW1 (WMR 58300)
Location:
Dunfermline, Fife
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Parish of Straiton-Roll of Honour (WMR 80542)
Location:
Straiton, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Harris Academy (WMR 76578)
Location:
Dundee, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
North of Scotland Bank WW1 (WMR 74436)
Location:
Aberdeen, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Kirkwall (WMR 2213)
Location:
Kirkwall, Orkney
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
St Roque's Church (WMR 86000)
Location:
Dundee, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Blairgowrie and Rattray (WMR 8546)
Location:
Blairgowrie, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Christ Church WW1 (WMR 86272)
Location:
Falkirk, Central
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Biggar Kirk WW1 (WMR 86134)
Location:
Biggar, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Bucksburn (Newhills Parish) (WMR 5827)
Location:
Bucksburn, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Bucksburn (Newhills Parish) (WMR 5827)
Location:
Bucksburn, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Lunan Parish Church WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 85797)
Location:
Inverkeilor, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Stevenston War Memorial Institute and Shrine (including K Campbell VC) (WMR 53560)
Location:
Stevenston, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Keith (WMR 8660)
Location:
Keith, Grampian
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Collace Parish Church WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 82204)
Location:
Collace, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Blairgowrie High School WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 82300)
Location:
Blairgowrie, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Blairgowrie St Andrew's United Free Church WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 82293)
Location:
Blairgowrie, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Caputh Church WW1 (WMR 81906)
Location:
Caputh, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Collace-Tablet (WMR 82395)
Location:
Collace, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Prestwick (WMR 12534)
Location:
Prestwick, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
St Aidans Church - Window WW1 (WMR 17838)
Location:
South Shields, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Guthrie (WMR 57451)
Location:
Guthrie, Tayside
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
Minworth - Roll of Honour (WMR 38659)
Location:
Minworth, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Smith, Alexander
Memorial:
St Ninians Church (WMR 57443)
Location:
Brechin, Tayside

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Name:
Private A R Smith
Context:
discipline
Date:
17 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 189)
Name:
Private A R Smith
Context:
discipline
Date:
17 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 189)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
14 Mar 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 157)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
16 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 235)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
16 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 235)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
17 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 235)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 236)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
Date:
19 Mar 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 236)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C R Smith
Context:
Wounded
Date:
14 Mar 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 156)