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Major General
 George Stracey Smyth

In office
1817 – 1823
Preceded by Thomas Carleton
Succeeded by General Sir Howard Douglas, 3rd Baronet

Born April 4, 1767(1767-04-04)
England
Died March 27, 1823 (aged 55)
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Spouse(s) Amelia Anne

George Stracey Smyth (April 4, 1767 – March 27, 1823) was a British army officer and Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.

Born in England, he was appointed an ensign in the East Norfolk Regiment of Militia in 1779. He joined the army as an ensign in the 25th Foot in 1780. In 1791, as a lieutenant, he served with Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of George III, in Gibraltar. He would serve on the prince's staff in Gibraltar, Quebec, the West Indies, and Nova Scotia for twelve years. In 1798, he was promoted to major and the following year was the senior aide-de-camp and acting quartermaster general for the Duke of Kent when he became Commander-in-Chief, North America. In 1812, he was promoted to major general. From 1817 to 1823, he was the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.

Government offices
Preceded by
John Coape Sherbrooke
Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
1816
Succeeded by
George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie
Preceded by
Thomas Carleton
Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
1817–1823
Succeeded by
Sir Howard Douglas

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