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Douglas Mclaren Smith

In memory of:

Private Douglas Mclaren Smith

March 3, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

6119

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 24, 1896

Son of William S. and Edith M. Smith, of Mount Forest, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 543 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 44.

Location:

HUY (in Flemish, Hoei,) is a town in the Province of Liege, on the river Meuse, between Namur and Liege. The HUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY of La Sarte serves the hamlet of that name. It stands high up the hill on the South side of the town, commanding wide views of the Meuse valley. It contains German, French and Russian War Graves; and in the North corner is a plot, of 329 square yards, in which are buried 55 Canadian soldiers and 54 soldiers and airmen (including two unidentified) from the United Kingdom.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Douglas Mclaren Smith– Enlisted in the 1st Battalion and because of his special qualifications was transferred to post office work in Belgium. Died as he was returning to England, March 3, 1919, his father died of wounds two years previously.

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