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G. H. J. Skeffington-Smyth

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1904.

1904 SKEFFINGTON-SMYTH, Capt. Geoffrey, D.S.O., 76, Jermyn Street, London, S.W.; Mount Henry, Portarlington, Ireland. Car: 15-h.p. New Orleans. Has owned cars since 1897. Hobbies: Hunting, shooting, racing, cricket, ballooning, polo. Aims at improving the breeding of race-horses only, and the extermination of the draught-horse, whose place should be taken by the mechanical vehicle. Was educated at Eton, and entered the 9th Lancers 1903. Served in South African war, 1899-1900, wounded August, 1900 medal with clasps. Was appointed adjutant of the Motor Volunteer Corps on its formation in 1903. Clubs: Cavalry, Ranelagh, A.C.G.B. & I. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904