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Sydney Kent Smith

In memory of:

Flying Officer Sydney Kent Smith

September 29, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14174

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

157 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, General Service Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational Wings awarded posthumously 3 July 1946.

Additional Information


Born 24 September 1922 in Alix, Alberta. Son of Joseph Mansell and Eleanor Burgess (née Kent) Smith, of Alix, Alberta. Brother of Orwin Creighton and Margaret Eleanor.

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:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 14326.

Location:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY is situated about 2 kilometres east of Cambridge on the road to Newmarket. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation at the Commission's Head Office, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 7DX.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of SYDNEY KENT SMITH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Sydney Kent 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 Sydney Kent Smith is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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