Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO (8 March 1900 – 24 January 1993) was a British Army officer who served as Governor of Queensland, Australia. He married Lady May Cambridge, a niece of Queen Mary, consort of King George V . Contents 1 Early life and family 2 Career 3 Marriage and progeny 4 Death and burial 5 Honours 6 References
Sir Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993), army officer and governor, was born on 8 March 1900 at Westminster, London, third of four children of Francis Abel Smith, banker, and his wife Madeline St Maur, née Seymour. He was tutored privately at home and, though a member of one of England’s oldest private-banking families, chose an army career.
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He was born in London, on 8 March 1900, the son of Francis Abel Smith and wife Madeline St. Maur Seymour. His grandparents were Henry Abel-Smith and Elizabeth Mary Pym, and his great-grandparents were Francis Pym and Lady Lucy Leslie-Meville, daughter of Alexander Leslie-Melville, 9th Earl of Leven. He was also a descendant of Edward Seymour, 8th D...
1. 1961: Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George(KCMG) 2. 1950: Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order(KCVO) 3. 1945: Companion of the Distinguished Service Order(DSO) 4. 1958: Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem(KStJ) Decorations
Colonel Abel Henry Smith (6 December 1862 – 10 November 1930) was a British Conservative Party politician and an English landowner of the Smith banking family. Smith was the son of Abel Smith (1829–98), from whom he inherited the large estate of Woodhall Park , near Watton-at-Stone in Hertfordshire.
Henry Abel Smith was born 8 March 1900 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908) and Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951) and died 24 January 1993 Wellington Lodge, Winkfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married May Helen Emma Cambridge (1906-1994) 23 October 1931 in St.
Abel Smith serviu o exército inglês por 31 anos. Graduou-se na Academia Militar de Sandhurst , tendo sido comissionado no Royal Horse Guards em dezembro de 1919. Foi Aide-de-Camp para o Conde de Athlone , governador-geral da África do Sul entre 1928 e 1931 , [ 2 ] promovido a Capitão em 1930 , a Major em 1934 e Tenente-Coronel temporariamente em 1941 , durante seu serviço da Segunda Guerra Mundial .
Henry Abel Smith was born 7 March 1826 to Henry Smith (1794-1874) and Lucy Leslie-Melville (1794-1865) and died 31 January 1890 of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Mary Pym (1826-1877) 30 October 1849 .