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Smyth, Sir John George, first baronet (1893-1983), army officer and politician

Norman Longmate

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/63738

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Smyth, Sir John George, first baronet (1893-1983), army officer and politician, was born at Teignmouth, Devon, on 24 October 1893, the eldest of the three sons of William John Smyth (b. 1869) of the Indian Civil Service. His mother, Lilian May Clifford (1869/70-1956), was the daughter of a naval captain. ...

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