Private Donald Francis Smyth

Private Donald Francis Smyth served with 1st Quebec Regiment (Reinforcement battalion) with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces during World War One. He is entitled to the British War Medal.

He was born on July 18th, 1894 in MOntreal, Québec.

He enlisted on October 27th 1917 in Montreal, Quebec in the 171st battalion. The regiment was disbanded in Canada and he was then transferred to the 1st Depot Battalion 1st Quebec Regiment

On enlistment his trade was clerk

Religion : Roman Catholic      Status : single

Height : 5′ 7″      Weight : 135 lbs.    Eyes : blue       Hair :Brown

Name of his father : Joseph Smyth   Name of his mother: Annie Smyth

His address was 31 1/2 rue Balmoral, Montreal

He embarked in Halifax on the SS Melita on April 17th, 1918 and arrived in England on April 28th.

He transferred to the 23rd Canadian Reserve Cyclist Battalion on July 12th. He never went to France andonly stayed in United Kingdom.

He embarked in Liverpool on the Celtic on March 10th, 1919 and arrived in Halifax on March 18th.

He was demobilised on March 20th, 1919.

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

Private Donald Francis Smyth British War Medal

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