Title: Three Centuries Spanned – Life Story of E.D. (Ted) Smout O.A.M, A.S.M., Legion of Honour
Author: Smout, Arthur
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 3rd Edition
Publication Date: 1982
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 106 pages
Comments: The biography of E.D. (Ted) Smout.
Sergeant Edward David “Ted” Smout OAM (5 January 1898 – 22 June 2004) was an Australian soldier in the First World War. He was Australia’s 6th last surviving World War I veteran.
Smout served in the army as a stretcher bearer. He was notably one of the first on the scene upon the landing of Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron, after he had been shot down and was witness to his final words. He was also the last surviving witness of Richthofen’s death.