Peter George Smith Scotland

Biography of Peter George Smith

Peter George Smith attended Hillhead High School between 1935 and 1938, and in that same year was Company Sergeant-Major in the Cadet Corps.

His career in the Arts Faculty of Glasgow University was interrupted by the outbreak of war. He was commissioned in the 6th Highland Light Infantry. In May 1940, he was with the 52nd Division at Cherbourg.

Peter George Smith was killed in action in France on 15 June 1940.


Peter George Smith
Died 15 June 1940.
GU Degree: Arts, 1938-40;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: Peter George Smith; Minister
War Service: 2nd Lieutenant, Highland Light Infantry
Grave / Memorial: Portes Churchyard, France
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 27th Feb 2009

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