Oakville Images
Geoffrey W. Smith
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
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 the 1980s.
Date of Original
c. 1941-1945
Date Of Event
1939-1945
Subject(s)
Collection
Shadows of War
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Oakville Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
Oakville Museum, 8 Navy Street, Oakville, ON L6J 2Y5
General inquiries: 905-338-4400

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Geoffrey W. Smith


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 the 1980s.