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Andrew Bischta

In memory of:

Private Andrew Bischta

November 29, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

2160280

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Forestry Corps

Additional Information


Born:

November 3, 1895
Triesk, Russia

Enlistment:

May 15, 1917
Renfrew, Ontario

Son of Gregory Beschta, of Wolinski, Russia. Husband of Vermara Beschta of Turijsk (Selo), Russia.

Commemorated on Page 530 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. Lot 13-14. West plot. 29.

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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