Roll of Honour

Surgeon Lieutenant

Edward Ian Smith

Surgeon-Lieutenant Edward Ian Smith of the RNVR was born in Glasgow, the son of the second master at Hyndland Secondary School. He graduated from the University MB, ChB in 1934 and gained experience as a house surgeon and a house physician at hospitals in England. After a period in the Merchant Navy he took a private practice in Lancashire.

Memorial chapel at the University of Glasgow
The Memorial Chapel at the University of Glasgow

Smith volunteered for the RNVR at the beginning of the war and joined early in 1940. He was reported missing presumed killed by enemy air action on 4 July 1940.