Lieutenant G R Watson-Smyth

George Robert Watson-Smyth was badly wounded at Lilliers on 14th July 1915 and lost his leg. He married Madeleine Pedder in 1917 but he was badly affected by his war experience. In the 1930s he separated from his wife and lost his money, and his family home at Wadhurst Castle in Sussex. They had two sons and a daughter; Edward Michael, William Robert and Diana. He died on 17th Jan 1964.

This information was kindly provided by his grandson Miles Watson-Smyth who is the son of Edward Michael.

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