|William Sidney Smith|
William Sidney Smith, also known as 'The Swedish Knight', was born in London on 21 Jun 1764 and died in Paris (No. 9 Rue d'Aguesseau) on 26 May 1840. He served in the Royal Navy.
RAdm B (1805)
RAdm W (1808)
RAdm R (1809)
VAdm B (1810)
VAdm W (1812)
VAdm R (1814)
Adm B (1821)
Adm W (1830)
Adm R (1837)
He appears as a character in the books "Run Out the Guns" (Robert Challoner), "King's Cutter, A" (Richard Woodman), "So Near So Far" (C. Northcote Parkinson) and "Siege" (Adam Hardy).
Son of John Spencer and Mary (née Wilkinson) Smith
• Colonel of Marines
• Lieutenant-General of Marines (28 Jun 1830)
Howard, Edward Granville George. 1839. Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. [2 volumes] London: Richard Bentley.
Pocock, Tom. 1996. A Thirst for Glory: The Life of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith. London: Aurum.
Shankland, Peter. 1975. Beware of Heroes: Admiral Sir Sidney Smith's War Against Napoleon. London: W. Kimber.