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Possibly born in Kensington as Herbert Keith Wolfram Schmiechen the son of Hermann Schmiechen, a well-known Artist, and his wife Antonie both from Prussia, who were naturalised with their three children in 1892 while resident at 7 Cromwell Place, Kensington.
1911 Boarder at 133 Grosvenor Road, London N: Herbert Merton (age 27 born South Kensington), Managing Director of Motor Repair Works (Engineer). - Employer. In the home of William Loebinger (age 60 born Prussia, Germany), Technical Engineer - Motor and Cycle Trade - Own Account, and his wife.
1919 Married at Mapledurham, Oxfordshire to Phyllis Oakley Williams
1939 Living at Grove End, Wokingham, Retired Engineer. With Phyllis Merton.
1950 October 18th. Died. Of Grove End, Sonning on Thames.