Arthur Thomas Smooker


Some time after WW1 he hyphenated his name to Hatton-Smooker

1900 May 13. Born Midhurst, Sussex

1901 census at Fernhurst St Margaret, Sussex

1911 census at Reath House Blackdown Haslemere

1917 May 13 to 8 Feb 1918 Farm Assistant at Valewood, Haslemere.

1918 Feb 11. Attests to Royal West Surrey Regt at Haslemere. He is a farm assistant

1919 Feb. RAF. The undermentioned Cadets are granted honorary commissions as 2nd Lts., with effect from the dates of their demobilisation : — 317772 Arthur Thomas Smooker

1921 Oct 26. Accepted in England. Joined ADRIC with service no 2131. Posted to E Coy

1922 Jan 18. Appears to be still serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1928 Married Margaret Bates in London

1939 Register Living at The Bungalow , Chorleywood U.D., Hertfordshire. With wife Margaret and he is a Sales Manager, Engineers & Concrete Manufacturers

1943 Feb 2. Crosses USA border at Montana. An RAF officer in transit

1965 Married Marjorie D Reid in Bucks

1983 Died Beaconsfield.


AIR 79/2749/317772