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Cedric Francis Smith

Portrait of Cedric Francis Smith in uniform. Image kindly provided by Colleen McNaughten.Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Cedric Francis Smith in uniform. Image kindly provided by Colleen McNaughten.Image may b …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cedric Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 7586 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Frances William Smith (father), 19 Turama Road, Royal Oak, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Radar/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an air raid AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis William Smith and of Florence E. Smith (nee Brebner), of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    28 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    West London Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 22 January 2018 -
  • Cause of death
    • Accidental Death AWMM
    • It is believed he was a victim of a V1 Flying Bomb attack that day-his death was registered in Kensi Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 22 January 2018 - war diaries
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gillingham (Woodlands Road) Cemetery, Kent, England AWMM Grave 1554 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Grave 1554 Public - Geoffrey - Researcher - 22 January 2018 - CWGC
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I would like to chat to the person who put the info up. Cedric was my fathers best friend. (Ray Dalley) Please contact me on 021513801 or
    Public - Christine - Child - 13 June 2015



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22 January 2018GeoffreyTilbury, EnglandResearcher
13 June 2015ChristineAuckland Child

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