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Daniel Bonokoski

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Daniel Bonokoski

January 29, 1944
Berlin, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90943

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 'Iroquois' Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 28 October 1946.

Additional Information


Born:

October 28, 1920
Marienthal, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

March 24, 1942
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Anton and Seda (nee Schnell) Bonokoski, of Torquay, Saskatchewan. Brother of Anton, Isadore, Martin, Norbert, Gordon, Theresa, Dorothy, Anastasia, Martha, Connie, Frances, Loretta, Regina and Mary Lou. Bonokoski Lake is located fifteen miles south of the Northwest Territories border and 320 air miles from La Ronge, deep in the Taiga Sheild ecozone of northern Saskatchewan, which was named for him by the Province.

Commemorated on Page 253 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 9. K. 25-27.

Location:

The BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY is in the district of Charlottenburg, 8 kilometres west of the city centre, on the south side of the Heerstrasse. From Theodor Heuss Platz in the district of Charlottenburg near the exhibition hall complex and next to the olympic stadium, follow signs for Spandau, proceeding along the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery lies on the Heerstrasse on the left hand side of the road and 3 kilometres from Theodor Heuss Platz. Visitors should drive beyond the BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY to the traffic lights, then turn left directly onto a small one way street running parallel to the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery entrance is on this small one way road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Daniel Bonokioski is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Daniel Bonokoski is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of DANIEL BONOKOSKI– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DANIEL BONOKOSKI– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Record of Service– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Daniel Bonokoski

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