John Essex Grey-Smith
Life & Career
Born the son of a Reverend in St. Hilde, Victoria, Grey-Smith won a Colonial Cadetship.
Grey-Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 December, 1907.
Grey-Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 30 December, 1915.
Grey-Smith was appointed to the light cruiser H.M.S. Cambrian on 16 July, 1916. He was lost overboard and drowned on 17 March, 1917 in company with a Lieutenant Commander John E. G. Short, whom I cannot identify.
- Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 333.