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Smith, J.


Description
Media Type:
Newspaper
Text
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Clippings
Description:
Jack Weston Smith of Lindsay whose parents reside at 36 Victoria Ave. N. enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on 8 October 1942. A student at LCI at the outbreak of war, Jack Smith had been a lathe operator at the Lindsay Arsenal prior to enlistment. After training at Central Technical School (Toronto), #1 “M” Depot (Toronto), and the TTS is St. Thomas, he graduated as a Leading Aircraftsman. LAC Smith was moved several times, to PEI, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick stations. He served for three years’ time in these stations and was given his discharge from the service on 3 October 1945. LAC Smith has the award VSM for his service with the RCAF.
Date of Publication:
19 Mar 1943
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Jack Smith
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Smith, J.


Jack Weston Smith of Lindsay whose parents reside at 36 Victoria Ave. N. enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on 8 October 1942. A student at LCI at the outbreak of war, Jack Smith had been a lathe operator at the Lindsay Arsenal prior to enlistment. After training at Central Technical School (Toronto), #1 “M” Depot (Toronto), and the TTS is St. Thomas, he graduated as a Leading Aircraftsman. LAC Smith was moved several times, to PEI, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick stations. He served for three years’ time in these stations and was given his discharge from the service on 3 October 1945. LAC Smith has the award VSM for his service with the RCAF.