Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Michael William Fedirchyk

In memory of:

Observer Michael William Fedirchyk

June 29, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/86326

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

April 10, 1920
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 6, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William and Mary Fedirchyk.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4220.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Observer Michael William Fedirchyk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Observer Michael William Fedirchyk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Michael Fedirchyk– Michael William Fedirchyk
Age 21
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Brothers– Dancing with brother John
  • Group Photo– With sister Polly
  • Posing with his father
  • Posing with his mother
  • Posing with his Fiance Daisy
  • Posing with his niece, June
  • Posing with his buddies from the Airforce
  • Certificate– Manitoba named lake after Michael
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Original Grave Marker
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article in Winnipeg Free Press

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