James Geddes Baird Smith

Private Sp/2183
1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Royal Fusiliers, 24th Battalion
c1886, Glasgow
Death5th February 1916
Killed in action
BurialBrown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, I. G. 18
Son of John Baird-Smith, of 6, Lynedoch Place, Glasgow. Chartered Accountant.
John Baird Smith (1837-1900) and Mary Macewen (1849-1912), married 1875 Glasgow
Writer [solicitor]
Alexander M (c1876- ), David (c1878-1951), William F (c1880-1961), John R (1881-1928)
Glasgow Academy
Chartered accountant
Benernach Lodge, Arrochar, Dunbartonshire [probably on holiday]
6 Lynedoch Place, Glasgow
Hotel, Buncrana, Donegal, Ireland
Not known
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Upsilon Lair 179
Scottish National War Memorial [under the name of Smith, James Baird]
Acknowledgements and SourcesMuch of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk), Findmypast (www.findmypast.co.uk) Commonwealth War Graves Commission – www.cwgc.org Family Search – www.familysearch.org The Long, Long Trail - http://www.1914-1918.net/ Scotlands People – www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk The Scottish War Memorials Project – www.warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com


Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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