William Smith


Service: Army

Regiment: Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

Unit: 2nd Battalion

Rank: Private

Service number: 14607387

William Smith was born in 1914, son of John and Jessie Smith of Newton Mearns, and married Mary Hutton McAdam in Newton Mearns in 1940.  He was aged 30 when he died in Italy on 18 May 1944, the final day of the Battle of Monte Cassino. He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery and is also commemorated on Mearns Parish Kirk War Memorial.


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Image reproduced by permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission