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Donald Smith

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Donald Smith

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

B/67617

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

June 4, 1918
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 1, 1940
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Alexander and Mary Jane Smith of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Elizabeth Smith of Toronto, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

K. 16.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Donald Smith
  • Wedding photo– Donald Smith married "Betty" Elizabeth MacDonald on May 18, 1940, two weeks before Donald shipped overseas.  She never saw him again.
  • Photo of Donald and Alec Smith prior to deployment
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker
  • Entrance– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Stone of Remembrance– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - April 2017 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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