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Joseph Cherkinsky

In memory of:

Flying Officer Joseph Cherkinsky

May 5, 1943
Hidcote, Yorkshire, England

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14677

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

22nd OTU (RAF)

Additional Information


Born:

December 19, 1917
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 27, 1941
Windsor, Ontario

Son of Yehudah and Essie Cherkinsky, of Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 145 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EVESHAM CEMETERY
Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 1375.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Joseph Cherkinsky is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Joseph Cherkinsky 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
  • Obituary– Joseph Cherkinsky is honoured on page 18 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
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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