_. Colonel Henry Owen Hugh Smith, The Blues & Royals, who died 1 December, 2016, aged 79, was a distant cousin of HM The Queen, and a scion of the Smith landed family, formerly of Midhurst.
He was born 19 June, 1937, the second son of Lt-Cdr Colin Edward Smith, RN, by his wife the former Hon Elizabeth Dulcie Hotham, a sister of the 7th Baron Hotham, and had siblings, Andrew (b 1931), and Sarah (b 1932). He was educated at Ampleforth. Unm.