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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Peter Poshtar

In memory of:

Private Peter Poshtar

August 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

H/605874

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Alex and Katie Poshtar, of Fort William, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 204 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT RICHARDSON POST CEMETERY
Alaska, United States of America

Grave Reference:

Plot Z. Grave 227.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of original Graves– A photograph of the cemetary on Kiska Island with the four Canadian casualties. Eventually the remains of Private Gaston Boisclair, Private Gerard Desjardins, Private Peter Poshtar and Lieuntenant Sidney Vessey   were later reburied in the Fort Richardson Cemetery in Alaska.
  • Grave Marker

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