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Alfred Travers Fairtlough Smith

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Alfred Travers Fairtlough Smith (1890- )

1922 Captain,. M.C., B.Sc.Eng. (Lond.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E.,. Mechanical Engineer, c/o Sir Charles McGregor, Bart., and Co., 39, Panton Street, Haymarket, S.W.; b. 1890; s. of Captain C. J. Smith, late 2nd Royal Berkshire Regiment; m. Kate Bennett Wood, d. of Thomas Wood, late of Shanghai. Ed. University College, London. Three years' apprenticeship, Woolwich Arsenal. Commissioned in R.A.S.C. February, 1914. War Services.—Served with British Army in Flanders from August 9, 1914, to December, 1919; Officer Commanding Workshops, Army Troops Supply Column, August 9, 1914, to November 15, 915; Officer Commanding, 7th Ammunition Supply Park, November 16, 1915, to April 15, 1917; Adjutant, 3rd Corps Siege Park, April 16, 1917, to June 26, 1918; Officer Commanding 15th Corps Troops (M.T.) Company, June 27, 1918, to June io, 1919. Acting S.M.T.O., 15th Corps, April 1, 1919, to June io, 1919. Temporary Captain, June 1, 1915; •Captain, September 5, 1917; Acting Major, June 26, 1918. Held acting rank of Major for eighteen months. Awarded M.C., and mentioned in Dispatches once.

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