Saturday, 15 August 2015

Henry Smith:

Private Henry (Harry) Smith of the 22nd battalion of the Canadian Infantry, is the sixth WW1 soldier burial at Beechwood cemetery.
Born in Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 February 1893 he enlisted in Winnipeg in December 1914 giving his occupation as farm hand. He died on 15 August 1915 and was buried on the 19th. The CWGC identifies him as the grandson of James Mackie, of Boyne Cottage, Brangam by Portsey (Portsoy), Banffshire, Scotland.

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