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Alex Podolsky

In memory of:

Sergeant Alex Podolsky

April 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/86547

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

83 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Michael and Fanny Podolsky, of Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 204 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PRAGUE WAR CEMETERY
Czech Republic

Grave Reference:

II. D. 5.

Location:

PRAGUE WAR CEMETERY is, in fact, a British plot adjoining a boundary wall on the north side of the Civil Cemetery of Olsany. Olsany is on the eastern outskirts of Prague about 3 kilometres from the centre of the city on the main road from Prague to Strasnice, which runs due east from Wenceslas Square. The approach to the PRAGUE WAR CEMETERY is the first turning left from the main road past the entrance gates of the Civil Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Alex Podolsky is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Alex Podolsky is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Alex Podolsky– Alex Podolsky is honoured on page 57 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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