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James Alexander Smith


Who is James Alexander Smith?

James Alexander Smith VC was born in Workington, Cumberland and was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. His birth name was James Alexander Glenn.

  • born on (135 years ago) in Workington
  • nationality: United Kingdom
  • profession: Soldier
  • died on (47 years ago) in Middlesbrough
  • award: - Victoria Cross (In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 21st December 1914 as Private of the Border Regiment during the First World War.)

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Google previewThe general gazetteer: or, Compendious geographical dictionary. revised by A.G. Findlay (1869)

by James Alexander Smith

James Alexander Smith. N.N.W. of London. It is surrounded by hills on every side but the N., and which form a magnificent amphitheatre ; on the E. are Arthur's Scat and Salisbury Crags — a range of almost perpendicular rocks ; and the Calton hill, on the summit of which is erected the portico of a temple, intended when finished, to be a model of the Parthenon at Athens ; a column to the memory of Lord Nelson, and an observatory ; a road entering the town from the E. was cut through ...

Google previewDictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature: A-C (1926)

by Samuel Halkett, John Laing, James Kennedy, Dennis E. Rhodes

James Alexander Smith]. 8vo.

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