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Walter Daniel Chymko

In memory of:

Private Walter Daniel Chymko

August 19, 1942
France

Military Service


Service Number:

L/22286

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

South Saskatchewan Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939 - 1945 Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 21, 1921
Ituna, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

June 10, 1940

Son of John W. and Julia A. Chymko, of Semans, Saskatchewan. Brother of Vernon, Jerry, Eddy, Mark, Joe, Mike, Stella, Helen, Anne and Mrs. P. Olynyk.

Commemorated on Page 64 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:

4. B. 5.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Calais Canadian War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Calais Canadian War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Calais Canadian War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravemarker

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