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Hugh Smith

In memory of:

Sapper Hugh Smith

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

A/20261

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

11 Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

August 17, 1904
Belfast, Ireland

Enlistment:

September 18, 1939
Windsor, Ontario

Son of John and Mary Smith.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

F. 50.

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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  • Memorial (Photo 1)
  • Memorial (Photo 2)
  • Memorial (Photo 3)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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