REMEMBRANCE DISPATCH NO. 35 COMMEMORATES CAPTAIN CHARLES OWEN SPENCER SMITH (HOSTEL 1893-1898) WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 3RD AUGUST 1917.
Charles Owen Spencer Smith, born in 1880 in Norwich, was the oldest of the six children (four boys and two girls) of Charles, the secretary receiver of five endowed schools, and Charlotte Owen Spencer Smith. He joined the Hostel in 1893 and stayed at Christ College until 1898. Two of his brothers were also ‘Hostelites’: Philip (1896-1901) and Martin (1904-1909).
The annual Lord Atkin Lecture took place on Friday evening and it was a pleasure to welcome this year’s guest speaker, the Right Honourable Lady Justice Nicola Davies DBE to this year’s event. Guests were treated to a fantastic insight into her career and there…Read on
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