William David Sinclair Smith Scotland

Biography of William David Sinclair Smith

Lieutenant William David Sinclair Smith of the King's Own Scottish Borderers matriculated to study Science at the University in 1939 but left the following year to join the army.

Smith was killed in North Africa on 8 April 1943, when he may have been serving with British special forces.


William David Sinclair Smith
Died 8 April 1943.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1939-40;
University Link: Student
Father's Details: Robert Smith; Technical Engineer
War Service: Lieutenant, King's Own Scottish Borderers
Grave / Memorial: Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 25th Feb 2013

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Scotland Scotland
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  • Student

WWII Roll of Honour