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James Cecil Smith

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant James Cecil Smith

November 30, 1958

Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba

Military Service


Service Number:

34480

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

111 Composite Unit, RCAF

Additional Information


Born:

February 13, 1930
Swan River, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 27, 1951
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Charles Ebenezer and Emma (nee Danard) Smith of Swan River, Manitoba. Spouse of Margaret Anne (nee English) Smith and father of Kathleen Isabel and Margaret Eleanor Smith of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 91 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Military Section No 4640

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

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