Albert John Smith

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Captain Albert John Smith
Life dates
24 May 1900 - 14 Mar 1987
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Albert was the Group Commander of Group 4 Devon

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Devon Group 4 - Torbay Group Commander 30 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WFVH 15/1
Commissioned or Enlisted
30th June 1940

Veterinary Surgeon

Rosslyn, Torquay Road, Paignton, Devon
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All Group Commanders originally signed up as Lieutenants in “H” Company of the 10th (Torbay) Battalion Home Guard before being recruited to Auxiliary Units.

Albert was promoted to a Lieutenant 1st February 1941 and again to Captain 26th April 1944.

He was a Member of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and worked as a canine specialist.

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TNA ref WO199/3391

Hancock data held at B.R.A

1939 Register

On Guard ! edited by G.H. Lidstone