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William Smith

Full name: William Faulder Smith
Gender: Male
Born: November 14, 1886 in Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain
Died: March 3, 1937 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Beckenham HC, Beckenham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


On leaving Marlborough College, Faulder Smith went up to Trinity Hall, Cambridge and won his hockey blue in 1909 playing at outside-right in the match against Oxford. After University he joined Beckenham and also played for Blackheath, Lowestoft and the East before making his international début. He first played for England in 1911 and won a total of 26 caps in an international career which ended in 1921. He served as lieutenant in the army during the War and then followed his father, Sir Henry Smith, DL, JP, into the family business, serving as director of the textile manufacturers, Stapley & Smith, and the insurance brokers, Smith & Burns.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1920-09-01 2
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Hockey Great Britain GBR Round-Robin Match #3 1 1920-09-03 GBR 12, BEL 1 0
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