King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

Name
SMITH, Sir William Douglas (1865-1939), Major General

Service biography
Joined Royal Scots Fusiliers 1885; Burma expedition 1886; Tirah Expeditionary Force, North West Frontier, India 1897-1898; Bde Maj, India 1905-1909; Commander, 1 Royal Scots Fusiliers 1911-1914; World War I 1914-1918; Brig Gen commanding 9 Infantry Bde, British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 1914-1916; Commander, 20 (Light) Infantry Div, British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and British Armies in France 1916-1917; Commander, 56 Div, British Armies in France 1917; Commander, Portsmouth Garrison 1918-1919; Lt Governor and Commander of Troops, Jersey 1920-1924; retired 1924

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