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William Osadchy

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Osadchy

July 21, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/178725

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Louis and Emma Osadchy.

Commemorated on Page 409 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:

Plot KK. Coll. grave 106.

Location:

Eindhoven is located 31 Km south east of s'Hertogenbosch and 14 Km south west of Helmond. The EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY is in the suburb of Woensel in the northern part of the town. Approaching from Helmond A270 follow signs for Eindhoven. At the third set of traffic lights after Helmond turn right onto the road connecting Eindhoven to Valkenswaard. Approximately 1.5 Km along this road appears signposts indicating the route to Woensel War Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cemetery– Grave of Flight Sergeant Osadchy together with the rest of the Lancaster crew.
  • Photo of WILLIAM OSADCHY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM OSADCHY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Bill prior to leaving Edmonton, with nephew Philip Karpetz
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Osadchy is 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– Flight Sergeant William Osadchy is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Gravestone - Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Inscription chosen by his parents. Rose placed by the late Stien Slits, who tended this grave and the others from the same Lancaster crash, from when they were temporarily interred until her death in 2013.

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