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William Henry Smalley

In memory of:

Aircraftman 1st Class William Henry Smalley

February 18, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/130957

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Melvin and Beatrice Smalley, of Grosmont; husband of Mary Smalley, of Grosmont.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 208. Grave 12.

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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