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

ISBN: 0864392095

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.