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Michael Wiwsianski

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Michael Wiwsianski

May 23, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90949

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 482 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LE MANS WEST CEMETERY
Sarthe, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 21. Row C. Grave 43.

Location:

Le Mans is a large town and the seat of the Prefecture of the Department of La Sarthe. LE MANS WEST CEMETERY is on the north-western side of the town and west of the River Sarthe.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MICHAEL WIWSIANSKI– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MICHAEL WIWSIANSKI– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Memorial
  • Memorial– On May 23, 1944, the Halifax MZ 506 shot down by the German and crashed at a place called common Cossasièe Moncé en Belin. Eight crew members died. A monument was erected at this time of the crash at the initiative of Marie Fortier
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Michael Wiwsianski is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Michael Wiwsianski 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

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