In memory of

Warrant Officer class 2

Dean William Smith

who died on 7 Feb 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Warrant Officer class 2
  Service number R94982
  Date of death 19430207
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R94982 Warrant Officer 2 (No. 408 Goose Squadron RCAF pilot) Dean William Smith (b.1919) of Regina was KIA 19430207 over Lorient, France, and is buried at Guidel communal cemetery, Morbihan west of Vannes. Smith's Halifax was lost during night operations. He was the son of Conrad Oran and Minne Maud (Williams) Smith who came from Iowa. Dean graduated from Scott collegiate and enlisted at Regina in 1941.

DM Brackenridge died on the same flight.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Guidel communal cemetery, Morbihan, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Smith Narrows, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 56.2667°N / 104.45°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74H8
  Geo-memorial details Between Hickson and Maribelli Lakes.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19190816
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410417
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
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