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Lawrence Lindsay Smith

In memory of:

Flying Officer Lawrence Lindsay Smith

April 27, 1944

Overseas, Asten,, Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25520

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp

Additional Information


Born:

January 22, 1923
Eganville, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 2, 1942
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of the Revd. Lawrence Bradbury Smith, B.A., B.D., and of Lillian Frances Smith (nee Casselman), of Westmeath, Ontario. He participated in swimming, skating and softball.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 447 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

24. F. 7.

Location:

The town of Nijmegen is 16 km south of Arnhem. JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is 4 km south west of Nijmegen, 1 km south of the main Grave-Nijmegen road. Folowing the A73 exit at the junction Nijmegen Wijchen taking following directions to Nijmegen along the A32b entering Nijmegen on the Graafseweg. On reaching the Industrieterrein a Commission signpost directs visitors to turn left onto the Weg Door Jonkerbos. Shortly after appears a further signpost showing the left hand turning onto Oude Mollenhutseweg. The JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is located on 150 metres after entering the Oude Mollenhutseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LAWRENCE LINDSAY SMITH– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Photo of LAWRENCE LINDSAY SMITH– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of LAWRENCE LINDSAY SMITH– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Lawrence Lindsay Smith
  • Memorial Stone
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  • Document
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Lawrence Lindsay 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– Flying Officer Lawrence Lindsay Smith is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker

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