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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Grenville Smith-Windsor

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Grenville Smith-Windsor

June 26, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/6132

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

104 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of the Revd. and Mrs. James Smith-Windsor; husband of Lois Anne Smith-Windsor, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 115 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
Egypt

Grave Reference:

Column 263.

Location:

Alamein is a village which is bypassed by the main coast road approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the way to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the old coast road, which is parallel to the former. The cemetery and the ALAMEIN MEMORIAL both lie beyond the ridge. Road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path which leads down through the memorial building and into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Grenville Smith-Windsor– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Casualty Notification Form– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorial Service Is Held at Cupar
  • Newspaper clipping– Reported Killed on active service
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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