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Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko

In memory of:

Sergeant Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko

June 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/215102

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

September 4, 1923
Arran

Enlistment:

January 14, 1943
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of John and Mary Hrycenko, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 339 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

54. E. 8.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Sergeant Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko as commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko is also 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
  • Photo of ARTHUR KENNETH HRYCENKO– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Brothers– Arthur K. Hrycenko (R) with his Brother Peter (L) 1943.
  • Photo of Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko– Arthur Kenneth Hrycenko. In memory from his loving family.
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Sergeant ARTHUR KENNETH HRYCENKO, Sergeant OTIS WILFRID LIBBY, Flying Officer RICHARD REGINALD RICKY WHITBY, Flying Officer DONALD ROSS GILCHRIST, and Flying Officer PHILIP HORACE DUVAL are listed in this excerpt of the Department of National Defense for Air Causalty List No 925, published in the Globe and Mail on July 4, 1944, as having been Killed on Active Service Overseas,.  They were killed on June 17, 1944 and are buried in adjacent graves (Section 54. E.10 to E. 6) at BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Surrey, United Kingdom and presumably died when their aircraft crashed in England.
  • Inscription– Sergeant ARTHUR KENNETH HRYCENKO, Sergeant OTIS WILFRID LIBBY, Flying Officer RICHARD REGINALD RICKY WHITBY, Flying Officer DONALD ROSS GILCHRIST, and Flying Officer PHILIP HORACE DUVAL were all killed on June 17, 1944 as indicated by these inscriptions on their grave markers.  They are buried in adjacent graves (Section 54. E.10 to E. 6) at  BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, Surrey, United Kingdom and presumably died when their aircraft crashed in England.

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