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Michael John Makichuk
Michael John Makichuk Corporal H/41223 Royal Winnipeg Rifles, R.C.I.C. September 24, 1920 Portage La Prairie, Manitoba June 26, 1940 Winnipeg, Manitoba 19 5 feet, 9 inches Ruddy Blue Brown Single (at enlistment) Barber Greek Catholic Samuel Makichuk (Father) Portage La Prairie, Manitoba Elizabeth Amelia Makichuk (Wife) Debert, NS (September 1943) June 6, 1944 23 Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers V. G. 10. Commemorated on page 377 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 10 Corporal Makichuk was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Saffron Samuel Makichuk, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba; and the husband of Elizabeth Amelia (Leben) Makichuk, of Debert, Nova Scotia. Michael and Elizabeth were married in London England on September 11, 1943. At that time Elizabeth was serving with the 41 Company C.W.A.C. Canadian Army, England. She was born in Masstoen, Nova Scotia on November 10, 1940. She died on January 9, 2002. Corporal Makichuk served in Canada between June 26, 1940 and August 28, 1941. He served in the United Kingdom between August 29, 1941 and June 6, 1944. He died of wounds received in action during the invasion at Normandy on June 6, 1944.