Smith William West Sgt 2762776

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Name Smith William West
Army number 2762776
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations Military Medal plus Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch, date not known. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted to the ? Battalion Black Watch on the disbandment of the Brigade. Returned to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 3/5/46.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman, Rifle Section Commander and then Platoon Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known beyond Sergeant.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 15, Piersfield Grove, Piershill, Edinburgh.
Source table 1TS