Squadron Leader Christopher Dermont Salmond Smith, D.F.C.

Male 1916 - 1941  (25 years)


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  • Name Christopher Dermont Salmond Smith 
    Title Squadron Leader 
    Suffix D.F.C. 
    Born 1916  Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death 22 Dec 1941  Southern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Squadron Leader Smith was killed when his Hurricane aircraft collided with a Heinkel HE 115 of the coast of Southern Ireland. 
    Died 22 Dec 1941  Southern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Squadron Leader C D S Smith is commemorated on the Runnymede memorial, Surrey.
    Person ID I15767  Silk Weavers and Stay Makers
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 

    Father Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith, C.B.E,   b. 22 Oct 1879, Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1959, 23 Acacia Road, St Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Gwendolen SALMOND,   b. 22 Jan 1877, Rosherville, Northfleet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1958, The Glendower Hotel, Glendower Place, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F6645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCause of Death - Squadron Leader Smith was killed when his Hurricane aircraft collided with a Heinkel HE 115 of the coast of Southern Ireland. - 22 Dec 1941 - Southern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 1941 - Southern Ireland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.