Smith Alexander James 2/Lt 104114

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Name Smith Alexander James
Army number 104114
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth Born Newmill, Kincardine 14/12/1914.
Age 0
Unit Officers' Emergency Reserve, Emergency Commission in The Durham Light Infantry as a 2/Lt 27/11/1939. Posted and reported 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry 27/11/39. Served B.E.F. Prisoner of War - captured ARRAS. Repatriated 1945. Rejoined Regiment 1945-46. Released as Hon Lt 1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 27-Nov-39
Prisoner of War Camps O6B/O7B Number 366.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet identified.
Home address Son of Alexander Smith, Commercial Traveller. Aberdeen University MA 1936. Edinburgh University LLB 1939. Senior Partner, Wilkinson Watt & Co from 1949.
Source table 10DLI