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Robert William Kostiuk

In memory of:

Flying Officer Robert William Kostiuk

June 12, 1955
Baden, Germany

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


444 Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


October 4, 1929
Wakaw, Saskatchewan


September 18, 1952
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William and Mary Kostiuk of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Brother of Miro, Dean, Matilda, Ella and Anne.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 17, Plot 2, Row A


Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Malcolm Cromarty.
  • Flying Officer Robert William Kostiuk– Flying Officer Robert William Kostiuk in service uniform.
  • Photo of Robert William Kostiuk– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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