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Eain Aonghas Smith

Eain Aonghas Smith

Eain Aonghas (1924-1990), born in Fort George, was the son of John Smith, Ballantrushal and Jessie Macritchie, 4 Aird, Uig. His father served in the Seaforth Highlanders and the family moved about a lot. They returned to live at 4 Aird, Uig, before relocating to 13 Ardroil.

Eain served in the Seaforth Highlanders 7th battalion during the Second World War and was wounded in Normandy August 1944. A record for him can be found in the Roll of Honour 1939-1945.

Eain inherited the house and croft at 13 Ardroil and lived there. He was unmarried.

Title: Eain Aonghas Smith
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Iain Beag 'ain Shiadair
Also Known As: John Smith
Date of Birth: 25-12-1924
Date of Death: 22-05-1990
Occupation: Soldier; Crofter
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 106047