George Ronald Hindley Smith

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Commander (retired) George Ronald Hindley Smith, (10 July, 1896 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Smith was appointed to the battlecruiser Princess Royal from 15 April, 1915 through 27 October, 1917, serving in her at the Battle of Jutland. He then served in the light cruiser Concord through the end of the war, being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 October, 1918.

He retired on 1 November, 1922.

Smith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 15 October, 1926.

World War II

Smith was promoted to the rank of Commander (retired) on 3 September, 1945.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Roger S. Wellby
Captain of H.M.S. Liverpool
1 Jan, 1941 – 10 Jan, 1941
Succeeded by
Albert L. Poland