Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Lt.-Cdr. (E) Donald Smeeton

House and time at Malvern: 4, 1922 - 1926.

Regiment: R.N..
Died: 08 June 1940 aged 31 in . Killed in action on H.M.S. Glorious.
Cemetery: Plymouth Naval Memorial Panel 36, Column 6.

Son of Edward Leaf Smeeton and of Charlotte Mildred Smeeton (nee Leighton), Barklye Wood, Heathfield, Sussex.
School Prefect. Shooting VIII, 1925-26. Special Entry R.N.
Cadets Engineering, Devonport and Greenwich.
Husband of Enid Mona Smeeton (nee Brockman), of Ivybridge, Devon.

He was on H.M.S Glorious, which was an aircraft carrier, carrying Swordfish, and was sunk by the Scharnhorst at approximately 6.10pm on the 8th June 1940 off Norway.

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