James Webster Smithson
|Birth||20 AUG 1923|
1499 Chestnut Grove Rd. Pottstown, PA 19464-1704
|Landing at Normandy|
Construction Battalion, USA
|Death||8 NOV 1997|
Aged: 74.2 years
James Webster Smithson has always been known by his nickname "Dub " whi ch was short for "J. W." He served in WWII from Jan. 1943 - Nov. 1945, i n the Seabees (US Navy Construction Battalion) and was part of the D-Da y landing on Utah Beach on 6 June 1944. He was an engineer and commerc ial photographer and currently builds homes.
Comments: "Dub" and June visited us in Mesa, AZ in February of 1997.
Sources: 1. Social Security Death Index: Smithson, James W. SSN: 459-14-8709 TX b. Aug. 20 1923 d. Nov. 8, 1997 res.: Pottstown, Montg omery Co., Pennsylvania 2. "Dub" (James Webster) Smithson, 1499 Chestnut Grove Rd., Pottstown , PA 19464-1704. (deceased)
Action: Need to find a copy of his obituary.