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William Hassan Smith

In memory of:

Signalman William Hassan Smith

August 19, 1942

Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

D/21582

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

March 25, 1906
Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

August 3, 1940

Son of John and Margaret Smith of Lanarkshire, Scotland. Brother of John Kilpatrick, Margaret and Isabel. Husband of Ruth Jones Greig Smith and father of Majorie of Verdun, Quebec.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

D. 38.

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.

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