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Geoffrey Bache Smith

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'''Lieutenant Geoffrey Bache Smith''' (October 18th, [[1894]] - December 3, [[1916]]) was a childhood friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Tolkien, Smith and [[Robert Gilson]] attended King Edward's School in [[Birmingham]] together, and served in the [[World War I|First world War]]. On the 3rd of December, 1917, Smith died of wounds sustained in the [[Battle of the Somme]].
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'''Lieutenant Geoffrey Bache Smith''' (October 18th, [[1894]] - December 3, [[1916]]) was a childhood friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Tolkien, Smith and [[Robert Gilson]] attended [[King Edward's School]] in [[Birmingham]] together, and served in the [[World War I|First world War]]. On the 3rd of December, 1917, Smith died of wounds sustained in the [[Battle of the Somme]].
  
 
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Revision as of 23:24, 26 January 2008

Lieutenant Geoffrey Bache Smith (October 18th, 1894 - December 3, 1916) was a childhood friend of J.R.R. Tolkien. Tolkien, Smith and Robert Gilson attended King Edward's School in Birmingham together, and served in the First world War. On the 3rd of December, 1917, Smith died of wounds sustained in the Battle of the Somme.

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