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Cyril Bogdan Korejwo

In memory of:

Acting Master Warrant Officer Cyril Bogdan Korejwo

August 9, 1974

Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

Military Service


Service Number:

A45240105

Age:

47

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, Canadian Forces Decoration, Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1927
Czarne, Poland

Enlistment:

January 20, 1954
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Edward and Pelagia (nee Andzejewska) Korejwo of Bydgoszcz, Poland. Husband of Audrey (nee Hartley) Korejwo and father of Richard and Paul Korejwo of Angus, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ALLISTON UNION CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Cyril Bogdan Korejwo– Photo courtesy of the Royal Canadian Regiment
  • Memorial– Memorial located at Buffalo Park, Garrison Green, Calgary, Alberta
Photo Credit - Canada Lands Company
  • Memorial– UNDOF Memorial: CFSCE Museum,CFB Kingston, Ontario.

Courtesy of Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment
  • Memorial
  • Grave marker– Marker at the grave of Acting Master Warrant Officer Cyril B. Korejwo CD, of The Royal Canadian Regiment, in the Alliston Union Cemetery, 445 Victoria Street East, Alliston, Ontario. A/MWO Korejwo was killed, together with eight other Canadians, when a Canadian Forces Buffalo transport aircraft, in service with the United Nations Emergency Force Middle East, was shot down by Syrian forces on 9 August 1974.

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