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Arthur Guy Smith (1891-1914)

Name: Arthur Guy Smith
Sex: Male
Father: Charles Valentine Smith (1854-1932)
Mother: Josefa Frances Butler (1858-1930)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 10 Jul 1891 Poona, Bombay, India
Baptism 29 Aug 1891 (age 0) Poona, Bombay, India
Census 1901 (age 9-10) Living with parents
Death 1 Nov 1914 (age 23) Killed in action, Battle of Coronel

Individual Note 1

SMITH, Lieut. Arthur Guy RN, HMS Good Hope. Killed in action at Battle of Coronel, 1 Nov 1914, age 23. Son of Capt. C V Smith CBE RN and Josefa Francis Smith of 17 Woodfield Road, Ealing, London. Born at Poona, India.

Commonwealth War Graves, Memorial Register

Individual Note 2

SMITH, ARTHUR GUY, Lieut.., R.N., 2nd s. of Capt. Charles Valentine Smith, R.N., of the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, and 17, Woodfield Road, Ealing, W., by his wife, Josefa Francis, daughter of the Hon. Robert Butler, Receiver General of the Bahamas; b. Poona, India, 10 July, 1891; educ. Alperton Hall, Wembley, and the Osborne and Dartmouth Royal Naval Colleges; entered the Navy, 5 May, 1904; became Midshipman 15 July, 1909; Sub. Lieut. 15 July, 1912 ; and Lieut. 15 July 1914; was mainly employed in the surveying service at Home and in the West Indies in H.M. ships Research and Mutine; joined H.M.S. Good Hope in Aug. 1914, and was killed in action in the battle off Coronel, on the coast of Chili, 1 Nov. 1914 ; unmarried.

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

Individual Note 3

SMITH Arthur Guy of 33 Broughton Road Ealing Middlesex died 1 November 1914 in action in the Pacific. Administration London 4 March 1915 to Charles Valentine Smith commander R.N. Effects £125 8s.