Edward Allman-Smith : biography
Brigadier Edward Percival Allman-Smith (3 November 1886 – 17 November 1969) was an Irish soldier and field hockey player.
During the First World War Allman-Smith served as an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Between 1941 and 1942 he served as Deputy Director of Medical Services British Palestine and Trans-Jordan.
Allman-Smith played hockey for Dublin University Hockey Club and Ireland. He was a member of the Ireland team that won the silver medal at the 1908 London Olympics. Allman-Smith played in both the 3-1 win against Wales on 29 October and in the 8-1 defeat against England in the final on 31 October. The Ireland team was part of the Great Britain Olympic team.
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