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Harry Lee Smuck

In memory of:

Captain Harry Lee Smuck

June 11, 1944

Military Service


Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Division:

6th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of William and Jane Smuck; husband of Hettie C. Smuck, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 448 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RYES WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 5.

Location:

Leave Bayeux on the D12 to the east; at the village of Sommervieu carry straight on, following the D112, and after 3 kilometres turn right on to the D87. After climbing round a bend to the left, the cemetery will be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harry Lee Smuck– From "The Toronto Telegram", December 1944: Captain Smuck "Went into France on D-Day, was posted as missing June 11, 1944, and was officially presumed killed in action nine months later.  Captain Smuck was a patrol sergeant on the Toronto police force before enlisting in 1939."
  • Memorial
  • Grave marker– Grave in Ryes Cemetery July 2003

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