Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Langley Frank Willard Smith

In memory of:

Flight Sub Lieutenant Langley Frank Willard Smith

June 12, 1917

Military Service






Royal Naval Air Service


Distinguished Service Cross

Additional Information

Son of Frank Willard and Florence Whitlaw Smith (née Bond), of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 581 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information



Grave Reference:

794. (at West end, close to entrance)


The village of Houtave is located west of the city of Brugge (Bruges) on the N9 which runs between Brugge and Oostende. Driving from Brugge follow the N9 to the village of Houtave. On entering the village take the first turning left called Kapellestraat. Then take the first turning left into Pastoriestraat, the church is at the end of this street. The grave is located at the right hand front side of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of LANGLEY FRANK WILLARD SMITH – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives.
  • Memorial – Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)
  • Grave marker
  • Grave marker
  • CWGC sign – Sign on the communal cemetry of Houtave
  • Personal Inscription – Detail of the headstone
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Langley Smith – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Langley Smith – Portrait of Flight Sub-Lieutenant L.F.W. Smith, Royal Naval Air Service.

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