Sir M. D. Assheton-Smith
Person Male Born 3/5/1907 Died 3/3/1980
Sir Charles Michael Robert Vivien Duff-Assheton-Smith was born on 3 May 1907 the only son of Sir Robert George Vivian Duff, 2nd Baronet, of Vaynol (d.1914), and his wife, Lady Juliet Lowther (1881–1965). His birth was registered in the St. Marylebone registration district, London. His Wikipedia page details his life.
He joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and was appointed, as a Flying Officer, fulfilling the role of The Intelligence Officer at the headquarters of No.121 Squadron. Our picture image shows him on the left taking notes as Squadron Leader Robin Peter Reginald Powell and Pilot Officer William James Daly describe their most recent sortie.
He died, aged 72 years, on 3 March 1980, his death being registered in the Kensington registration district. Probate was granted on 10 October 1980 and his effects totalled £978,217.