James Burnett Smith was born 20 October 1890, son of George Farrar Smith and Margaret Sarah Burnett. Died 16 December 1918 of broncho-pneumonia in Fleury-sur-Aire, France

PFC Smith was a Pharmacist prior to his induction into military service. He is buried at Union Cemetery, Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 October 1890
  • Date of death: 16 December 1918
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Medical Department, Detachment 8
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Château-Thierry, Champagne, Marne; Aisne-Marne, Saint-Mihiel, Meuse, Argonne
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Union Cemetery, Newport, Cocke County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Gaye Thomas

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