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Michael Stephen Gurski

In memory of:

Flying Officer Michael Stephen Gurski

April 22, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/21785

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

177 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and Annie Gurski, of Fort Francis, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY
Myanmar

Grave Reference:

Joint grave 28. B. 21-22.

Location:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY is outside Yangon (formerly Rangoon, Burma), near the airport and immediately adjoining the village of Taukkyan. It is on PY1 road (formerly Prome Road), about 35 kilometres north of the city from which it is easily accessible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MICHAEL STEPHEN GURSKI– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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