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Sir William Alexander Smith

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Sir William Alexander Smith Famous memorial

Birth
Thurso, Highland, Scotland
Death 10 May 1914 (aged 59)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Memorial ID 6159277 View Source

In 1883, he founded the Boys' Brigade, a movement which has spread all over the world. He was knighted by King Edward VII for his services to the BB. He is buried in the Western Necropolis Cemetery, Glasgow, Scotland.

Bio by: Terry Hissey

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Terry Hissey
  • Added: 6 Feb 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6159277
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6159277/william-alexander-smith : accessed ), memorial page for Sir William Alexander Smith (27 Oct 1854–10 May 1914), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6159277, citing Glasgow Western Necropolis, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland ; Maintained by Find a Grave .