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John Josiah Smith

In memory of:

Private John Josiah Smith

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/66926

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of George Smith and of Elizabeth Smith (nee Carter), 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:

G. 42.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cross of Sacrifice - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • 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)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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