Born at Hull 23/08/1884. Son of David Paxton Smith (1855-1924) and Caroline Smith; Married on 24/06/1914. Husband of Annie Priscilla Smith (nee Dunthorn) (1882-1965), of 140, Second Avenue, Manor Park, East Ham, Essex. He left £330 in his will to his widow at this Probate address.
HMS Seagull was a torpedo gunboat launched in 1889. She was converted to a minesweeper in 1909 and was sunk in a collision with the merchant S/S Corrib in 1918. 54 crew lost.
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