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Victor Hector Bernyk

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Victor Hector Bernyk

April 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86027

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

626 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

May 14, 1922
Sellwood, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 2, 1941
Windsor, Ontario

Son of William and Mary Bernyk of Windsor, Ontario.

Brother of Flying Officer Michael Bernyk, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 249 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 3. H. 21-25.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Victor Bernyk– Before the Pilots wings
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation  Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Victor Hector Bernyk 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
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Victor Hector Bernyk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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