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William Alexander Smith

In memory of:

Sergeant William Alexander Smith

November 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/139347

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Alexander and Mary Smith, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY
Berkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot I/2. Grave 102.

Location:

Botley is 2 miles west of the city of Oxford in the civil parish of North Hinksey. Leave the Oxford Western bypass (A34) at the Botley interchange and take the exit signposted Oxford A420. At the traffic lights bear left then immediately right into North Hinksey Lane. The entrance to the cemetery is about 200 yards along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of WILLIAM ALEXANDER SMITH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Alexander Smith is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Alexander Smith is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Photo donated by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project.

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