John Saumarez Smith (4)

It was my brother’s funeral yesterday in the peaceful setting of The Charterhouse where he spent the last couple of years. I got a slight frisson from the picture of him reading as a child, which he went on doing for the rest of his life. It was taken in Pembrokeshire in August 1953, where my parents went on holiday in a small cottage the year before I was born. John was ten. I post it in his memory:

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