1896 Nov 15. Born Wandsworth
1901 census at 98, Greyhound Lane, Streatham
1911 census at Lancing College
1915 Oct 29. Presumed date of commission
1917 Apr 29. 2nd Lt. H. G. Smith to be Lt , with precedence as from 1st June 1916 , and to remain seconded .
1918 Jun 17. He changes his name by deed poll from "Henry Gilbertson Smith " to " Henry Gilbertson-Smith"
1918 Jun 24. MC Gazetted " Lt. Henry Gilbertson Smith, Lond.R., attd, M.G. Corps. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of two machine guns during an enemy attack. Then the infantry near him were driven back on to his position he showed splendid leadership in assisting to rally them and formed a strong point. He kept his guns in action, holding up the enemy’s attack for over six hours, and thus enabled the troops in rear to consolidate a defensive position. It was largely owing to his courage and determination under heavy ﬁre that a difﬁcult situation was restored
1920 Dec 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 1175. Posted to B Coy
1921 Jun 12. . He was promoted Section Leader
1922 Jan 23. Discharged on the demobilisation of the ADRIC
1926 Married (his first wife died in 1931) and 1932 married again
1977 Jul 23. Died Brentwood, Essex