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Michael Bernyk

In memory of:

Flying Officer Michael Bernyk

December 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/38740

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

166 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1923
Windsor, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 6, 1942
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Mary Bernyk of Windsor, Ontario.

Brother of Pilot Officer Victor Hector Bernyk, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 249 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. A. 5.

Location:

Nederweert is a village 38 km north west of Roermond, 21 km south east of Eindhoven and 5 km north east of Weert. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is 150 metres west of the church and the same distance east of the road from Weert to Helmond. The entrance to the cemetery is closed to vehicles and visitors must walk the 50 metres to the Commission plot. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is signposted on the N266 Nederweert - Helmond road. The N266 is indicated from the Nederweert exit on the A2 Motorway Eindhoven Maastricht.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Michael Bernyk– Navigator's wings
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Group Photo– 166
  • Group Photo– Crew of Lancaster Mk I  ME647  AS-J
  • Photo of Michael Bernyk– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Michael Bernyk– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Record of Service– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Memorial for the crew of Lancaster ME647 in Eygelshoven NL.
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Michael Bernyk 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Michael Bernyk is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Flying Officer Michael Bernyk at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

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