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  • Geoffrey W. Smith
    Image       Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained as an ASDIC (Anti-Submarine Detector). Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the North Atlantic in minesweepers and corvettes, promoted to Sub-Lieutenant in 1943. Geoffrey and his wife, Joy, moved to Oakville in ...
    Image     Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained as an ASDIC (Anti-Submarine Detector). Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the ...
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  • Diagram of a corvette
    Image       Corvettes, acting as antisubmarine warships, were used by Canada's navy to escort merchant ship convoys carrying men and supplies through the Atlantic. Their function was to detect and destroy the German submarines (U-boats) that threatened the convoys vital to Britain's survival....
    Image     Corvettes, acting as antisubmarine warships, were used by Canada's navy to escort merchant ship convoys carrying men and supplies through the Atlantic. Their function was to detect and destroy the ...
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  • CWAC Digest: Facts About the C.W.A.C.
    Image       Fact book produced by the Canadian Women's Army Corps during the Second World War as a recruitment tool.
    Image     Fact book produced by the Canadian Women's Army Corps during the Second World War as a recruitment tool.
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  • "A Tribute to the Canadian Women's Army Corps from His Excellency, the Governor General of Canada." Pages from "CWAC Digest: Facts About the C.W.A.C"
    Image       verso A Tribute to the Canadian Women's Army Corp from His Excellency, the Governor General of Canada I send my warmest greetings to all members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps. In my tours throughout Canada I have seen many of them performing work of great national importance in military ...
    Image     verso A Tribute to the Canadian Women's Army Corp from His Excellency, the Governor General of Canada I send my warmest greetings to all members of the Canadian Women's Army ...
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  • "You can free a man to fight/Men fill jobs that YOU can do!" Pages from "CWAC Digest: Facts About the C.W.A.C"
    Image       verso "You can free a man to fight" Have you ever thought that you may not be doing all that you should do to help win the war? You may be working from 9 to 6, you may be doing voluntary work of one kind or another, but is that ...
    Image     verso "You can free a man to fight" Have you ever thought that you may not be doing all that you should do to help win the war? You may ...
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  • Newspaper clipping "The CWAC's: They Serve that Men May Fight"
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  • Wedding day of Joy and Geoffrey Smith, Halifax,1944
    Image       Corporal Emily Joyce Dunham, C.W.A.C. and Sub-Lieut. Geoffrey (Jock)Wellocks Smith, R.C.N.V.R. on their wedding day. The wedding took place in King's College chapel, Halifax....
    Image     Corporal Emily Joyce Dunham, C.W.A.C. and Sub-Lieut. Geoffrey (Jock)Wellocks Smith, R.C.N.V.R. on their wedding day. The wedding took place in King's College chapel, Halifax....
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  • Photo taken by Geoffrey Smith showing the signalman with signal lamp on the corvette "Arrowhead"
    Image       Geoffrey Smith, who served as ASDIC operator aboard the corvette "Arrowhead," took this photo during the Second World War....
    Image     Geoffrey Smith, who served as ASDIC operator aboard the corvette "Arrowhead," took this photo during the Second World War....
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  • Geoffrey Smith with fish, Newfoundland
    Image       Geoffrey Smith, ASDIC operator aboard the corvette "Arrowhead," caught this fish near Newfoundland when food supplies aboard were low....
    Image     Geoffrey Smith, ASDIC operator aboard the corvette "Arrowhead," caught this fish near Newfoundland when food supplies aboard were low....
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  • Joy Smith receiving her commission from her father, Lieutenant Colonal F.H. Dunham MC, on February 15, 1945. Looking on are Captain Carlyle (left) and Major General Potts District Officer Commanding #2 Military District (centre).
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  • Geoffrey Smith at anti-aircraft station
    Image       Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained as an ASDIC (Anti-Submarine Detector). Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the North Atlantic in minesweepers and corvettes, promoted to Sub-Lieutenant in 1943. Geoffrey and his wife, Joy, moved to Oakville in ...
    Image     Enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained as an ASDIC (Anti-Submarine Detector). Served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the ...
    Oakville Museum
  • Gunners with aft pom-pom gun on corvette
    Image       Gunners on the corvette Arrowhead
    Image     Gunners on the corvette Arrowhead
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  • Depth charge fired from H.M.C.S. Kamloops
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  • Wedding announcement for Emily Joyce Dunham and Geoffrey Smith, June 3rd, 1944
    Image       Joy and Geoffrey Smith were married during World War II in Halifax. Geoffrey Smith enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained as an ASDIC (Anti-Submarine Detector). He served in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the North Atlantic in minesweepers and ...
    Image     Joy and Geoffrey Smith were married during World War II in Halifax. Geoffrey Smith enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in 1941 as an Ordinary Seaman and trained ...
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  • Joy (Dunham) Smith
    Image       Corporal Dunham later became Sergeant Smith after her marriage in 1944 to Geoffrey Smith in Halifax. She served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps in Quebec and Newfoundland.
    Image     Corporal Dunham later became Sergeant Smith after her marriage in 1944 to Geoffrey Smith in Halifax. She served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps in Quebec and Newfoundland.
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