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Michael Marchisky

In memory of:

Trooper Michael Marchisky

June 9, 1944
Les Buissons & Buron, Normandy, France

Military Service

Service Number:

H 26578






Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C.


10th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


May 16, 1917
Cadour, Manitoba


January 8, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of late John and Tillie Marchisky (nee Kupybida). Stepson of Peter Shura, of McCreary, Manitoba. Brother of Joseph and Katherine Marchisky and stepbrother of Steve, Tony, Paul, Mary, Edward, Emil and Corporal John Shura, Essex Scottish Regiment, killed in action 1 March 1945.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 19, Column 2.


The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of MICHAEL MARCHISKY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Inscription - Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022

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