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Donald Smith

Donald Smith

Donald Smith (1895-1922) was a son of Allan Smith and Ann Macleod, 5 Calbost.

On September 12, 1912 he enrolled in the Royal Naval Reserve, S/N A4458. His record indicates that he was 5ft 6¾ in tall with brown eyes, a fresh complexion and a scar on his right temple and one on the centre of his forehead. Donald was a fisherman on Banff, Inverness Lowestoft and Stornoway registered fishing boats including the Penguin. 

He was Mobilised on August 14, 1914 and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. Based at HMS Pembroke, HMS President and aboard HMS Edinburgh Castle. Donald is mentioned in Loyal Lewis.

After the War Donald returned to fishing on Inverness fishing boats and the Penguin.

Donald died in the Western Infirmary, Glasgow of Tuberculosis of the kidney.

Title: Donald Smith
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Ailean Ruairidh.
Date of Birth: 16-08-1895
Date of Death: 05-08-1922
Occupation: Fisherman, Royal Naval Reservist
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEP 2126
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 16056