M.294 Flight Captain Harry Smith 
 flag england  flag usa b. 5 Aug 1902, Stockport 

10 Jan 1941 to 9 Jan 1942,

15 Sep 1942 to 15 Nov 1942,

10 Sep 1943 to 29 Apr 1945 


   ATA

     

 

Father: Eli Smith, Mother: Emily Bertha [True]

Ed. Kale Green Council School, Stockport

Moved to USA in 1925; Naturalized American 23 May 1933

m.  24 Jul 1926 in Glynn, GA, Georgia [True] (5 children)

 prev. pilot

prev. exp. 2075 hrs

"Mutilated thumb of right hand"

Address in 1941: Butler Ave, St Simon's Island, Glynn, Georgia

 


 Postings: 1FPP, 14FPP, 2FPP, Instructor (Montreal)

 

Off sick from 4 to 25 Mar 1941 with nasopharyngitis

2 accidents, both his fault:

- 12 Jun 1941, Hurricane Z3388, details missing but no fault found

- 18 Jun 1941, in Hurricane DG613, an "error of judgement"

 

   Registration Card, dated 24 Aug 1942

"As one of the 'old-timers' this pilot has had a steadying influence on the junior instructors and has at all times proved both hard working and conscientious. An able and efficient instructor possessing a most likeable personality"


 

 d. 13 Aug 1954 - Lake Harbor, Palm Beach, FL


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