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Joseph Colin Smitheram

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Joseph Colin Smitheram

August 26, 1940

Military Service

Service Number:



Air Force


Royal Air Force


223 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 603 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

4. B. 9.


Asmara is the capital of Eritrea. The Cemetery lies among wooded hills, about 100 metres south of the main road from Asmara to the port of Massawa on the Red Sea.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Colin Smitheram– P/O Joseph Colin Smitheram aged 21 years 1939
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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