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For his service under Tupper Smith was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) on 21 April, 1917.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30029/supplements/3819 (Supplement) no. 30029.  p. 3819.]  18 April, 1893.</ref>
 
For his service under Tupper Smith was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) on 21 April, 1917.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/30029/supplements/3819 (Supplement) no. 30029.  p. 3819.]  18 April, 1893.</ref>
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He was appointed a [[Naval Aide-de-Camp]] to the King on 1 March, 1926, vice [[Alfred Dudley Pickman Rogers Pound|Pound]].<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/33144/pages/2109 no. 33144.  p. 2109.]  23 March, 1926.</ref>
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He was advanced to the rank of {{ViceRN}} on the Retired List on 1 April, 1931.<ref>''The London Gazette'': [http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/33706/pages/2332 no. 33706.  p. 2332.]  10 April, 1931.</ref>
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Revision as of 15:26, 18 May 2013

Vice-Admiral Humphrey Hugh Smith, D.S.O., Royal Navy, Retired (17 November, 1875 – 27 September, 1940) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

On 15 October, 1896, he was confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant, dated 14 June, 1895.[1]

He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant dated 31 December, 1897.[2]

Smith was promoted to the rank of Commander dated 31 December, 1909.[3]

For his service under Tupper Smith was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) on 21 April, 1917.[4]

He was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to the King on 1 March, 1926, vice Pound.[5]


He was advanced to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 1 April, 1931.[6]

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 26787. p. 5724. 20 October, 1896.
  2. The London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7855. 31 December, 1897.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 28325. p. 29. 4 January, 1910.
  4. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 30029. p. 3819. 18 April, 1893.
  5. The London Gazette: no. 33144. p. 2109. 23 March, 1926.
  6. The London Gazette: no. 33706. p. 2332. 10 April, 1931.

Bibliography

  • "Fallen Officers" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 4 November, 1940. Issue 48764, col D, p. 7.
  • Smith, Vice-Admiral Humphrey Hugh, D.S.O. (1932). A Yellow Admiral Remembers. London: Edward Arnold & Co..
  • Smith, Vice-Admiral Humphrey Hugh, D.S.O. (1936). An Admiral Never Forgets: Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited.

Service Records

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