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May 08, 2003

Dean Smith

Dean F. Smith passed away Wednesday morning in Victoria, BC. Dean was one of Canada's first parachute troops, nucleus of the 1st Parachute Battalion who went to Fort Benning, GA in 1942 for training with the United States Army. Dean, a sergeant at the time qualified as a jumper at Fort Benning on the 15th of August 1942.

Post WW2 he came to the Patricias, served as a CQMS with the 1st Battalion in Korea, and in Canada until retirement.

Cards or calls of condolence may be sent or made to his wife Jean and family at the following addess:

Mrs Jean Smth
38 Wellington Avenue
Victoria, BC V8V 4H6

Tele: (250) 384-7169

Posted by Rob at May 8, 2003 03:32 PM
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