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Smitheyt Heckstall Smith

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Major Smitheyt Heckstall Smith (1874-1949) F.R.Ae.S., Aeronautical engineer.

1874 Born son of Brig.-Surg. Lt.-Col. Heckstall-Smith in Steyning

1911 Appointed superintendent of the Army Balloon Factory

1911-17 Asst. Supt. Royal Aircraft Factory

Major attached to R.A.F. (Royal Aircraft Factory)

1916-7 Temp. Lt.-Col. R.F.C. (T.F.)

1917 General Manager, Nieuport Aircraft Works, England,

1923 Smytheyt Heckstall-Smith lived in Golden Square, London[1]

1949 Smitheyt Heckstall-Smith died in Chichester[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Electoral Register
  2. National Probate calendar