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Joseph Kaspryzk

In memory of:

Private Joseph Kaspryzk

September 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/14505

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of John Kaspryzk and of Verna Kaspryzk (nee Prawdzik); husband of Stella Kaspryzk, of Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 349 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:

2. D. 8.

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

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  • Photo of JOSEPH KASPRYZK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Kaspryzk– Cecil Pittman travelled with the Royal Winnipeg Riffles Association
when they participated in the 40th Anniversary of the D day
tour to the Normandy beaches (Juno Beach) in 1984, the Royal
Winnipeg Riffles "pilgrimage" tour in 1989, the year the memorial
was unveiled in the little village of Audrieu and the Royal Winnipeg
Riffles 50th Anniversary tour in 1994. He also attended the unveiling
ceremonies of the Juno Beach Memorial located in Normandy,
France in June of 2003.

Mr. Pittman has researched information through the National
Archives, military histories, former veterans and from any other
materials he can locate. In 2002, he completed 104 stories for the
Manitoba Geographical Names Program (Lakes, Rivers, Islands,
etc are named after Manitoba's world War II and the Korean
Conflict casualties) Several soldier's photo from his collection
were included with these stories in the Map Branch's publication
"A Place of Honour".

(Notes taken from the Cecil Pittman's photo collection)
  • Biography
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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