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William Nykolychuk

In memory of:

Gunner William Nykolychuk

September 20, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Artillery


10. 7 Anti-Tank Regt.


1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


April 20, 1919
Smoky Lake, Alberta


January 31, 1941
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Alex Nykolychuk, and Helen Nykolaychuk, of Smoky Lake, Alberta. Brother of John and Mary.

Commemorated on Page 406 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IX, D, 2.


CORIANO RIDGE WAR CEMETERY is 3.5 kilometres west of Riccione, a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast, and is reached by turning west off the main Rimini/Riccione road about 1 kilometre north-west of Riccione. In the town of Riccione is a sign leading to the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery. Carry on in the direction of Coriano until a 'T' junction is reached. Turn left and after a short distance the Cemetery will be found on the right-hand side. The cemetery is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff, but will be unmanned.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of William Nykolaychuk
  • Coriano Ridge War Cemetery
  • Entrance– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013 ... Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013 ... Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013 ... Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Coriano Ridge War Cemetery - May 2013

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