Thomas Edward Mears Guest Smith

1896 May 25. Born Bristol St Andrews, Gloucs son of Thomas Herbert Smith and Louisa Anne (from christening record)

1901 census at 45, Richmond Road, Bristol

1911 census at 14 Morley Square, Bishopston, Bristol

1915 Jun 8. Commissioned in 3rd Gloucester Regt, 2nd Lt (attending the School of Instruction at Chatham)

1916 May 29 Confirmed in rank of 2nd Lt

1917 Jul 1. Promoted temp Lt.

1918 Mar 9. Gloucs Regt. 2nd Lt T E M G Smith relinquishes the rank of Lt on ceasing to be employed with a battalion.

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 969. Posted to G Coy

1921 Jul 1. Resigned ADRIC on completion of 6 months

1923 Oct/Dec Married Kathleen G Platt in Bath

1927 Jul 20 The family gathered for his mother's funeral

1939 Register at 1 Vincent Terrace N 1 , Islington, London, He is a married cashier (no wife with him)

1940 Feb 17. Army Pay Corps.To be Lt, Lt. Thomas Edward Mears Guest SMITH. (120145), late Gloster R. (S.R.).

1941 Aug 17. Lt and Paymaster Lt T E M G Smith

1945 Aug 4. Odd probate notice appears in paper. It would appear that he was an executor of this will, but could not be found

1962 Jan/Mar Died Thanet, Kent aged 65