John SMITH 1840-1921 & Euphemia Adamson WALKER 1856-1937

Argyllshire, Scotland; Terang & Grassdale near Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

John SMITH b. ~1840 Argyllshire, Scotland, son of Donald SMITH & Mary SWAN was married in 1881, Victoria to Euphemia Adamson WALKER b. 1856 Lismore, Victoria, daughter of Duncan Stewart WALKER and Margaret LOWE.

John SMITH & Euphemia WALKER married in 1881, had two sons at Terang but were at "Grassdale" Estate when their third son Eoin Lindsay SMITH was born.

John SMITH died at "Grassdale in 1921 and was buried in the Coleraine cemetery. His wife Euphemia died at Hamilton in 1937.

John SMITH & Euphemia Adamson WALKER had the following family...

  1. Donald Campbell SMITH b. 1882, Terang, Vic, d. 1954, Hamilton, Vic, m. Nora Josephine BOTTERILL 1891-1971, livd at "Merino Downs" and "Grassdale" estates;
  2. Norman Stuart SMITH b. 1885, Terang, Vic, d. 1925, Keith, SA, m. Dora Isabel RAMSDEN 1882-1942;
  3. Eoin Lindsay SMITH b. 1891 "Grassdale" estate, near Digby, Vic, d. 1915, Gallipoli;
    • attended geelong Grammar School
    • 16 Jan 1915, Station Overseer at "Grassdale" when he enlisted in the AIF
    • 25 Feb 1915, embarked as Tpr 666, 8th Light Horse Regiment, AIF per "Star of Victoria"
    • 16 May 1915, sent to Gallipoli
    • 27 Jun 1915, KIA by a shell at Walker's Ridge, Gallipoli
    • 27 Jun 1915, buried Aru Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
    • Tree No 24, Digby Avenue of Honour




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