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Name: John Spencer Smith Rank: Private Service Number: F64762 Regiment: West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. Date of Birth: June 22, 1915 Place of Birth: Barrington Passage, Shelburne Co., NS Date of Enlistment: May 8, 1942 Place of Enlistment: Yarmouth, NS Address at Enlistment: Barrington Passage, Shelburne Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 26 Trade: Clerical Work in Store Marital Status: Single Religion: Baptist Next of Kin: Mrs. Eva Belle Smith (Mother) Barrington Passage, Shelburne Co., NS Date of Death: December 13, 1944 Age At Death: 29 Cemetery: Ravenna War Cemetery Grave Reference: V. E. 29 Commemorated on Page 446 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 26 Listed on the Shelburne, NS War Memorial Private John Spencer Smith was one of five sons of Charles Harris Smith and Eva Belle Smith of Barrington Passage, Shelburne Co., NS. His father died in 1935. He enlisted at Yarmouth on May 8, 1942 and served in Canada from May 8, 1942 to June 17, 1944; in the United Kingdom from June 18, 1944 to July 16, 1944; and in the Italian Campaign from July 17, until December 13, 1944. He was killed in action while serving in Italy. Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada
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