In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

William Koruna

 

Able Seaman Layer Rating 3c, V32956, RCNVR

 

Born: 03 Apr 1921, Wasylkowce, Poland *

 

Died: 1999

 

* Wasylkowce is in present day Ukraine

 

 

Ships served in:

HMCS YORK - Enlisted 09 Apr 1942. Commenced Active Service 27 Apr 1942

HMCS PRINCE DAVID - Served in Prince David 29 Jan 1943 - 24 Mar 1943

HMCS GIVENCHY - Served in Givenchy 24 Mar 1943 - 01 Apr 1943

HMCS BELLECHASSE - Served in Bellechasse 02 Apr 1943 - 29 May 1944 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 06 Jun 1943

HMCS NIOBE (RCN shore base in Greenock, Scotland) - Served in Niobe 26 Jun 1944 - 22 Jul 1945

HMCS YORK - Served in York 02 Aug 1945 - 22 Oct 1945. Demobilized 22 Oct 1945

 

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(WK01) Portrait of Seaman Koruna  (WK02-WK05) Certificate of Service

 

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(WK06) Sailors in mess deck on HMCS BELLECHASSE - William Koruna front, 1st on left  (WK07) William Koruna (centre) and friends/shipmates - location unknown  (WK08) Sailors and airmen on steps of what appears to be a boarding house with the "house mother" in the centre. William Koruna 2nd row, 2nd from left - location unknown  (WK09) William Koruna (2nd from left) with friends/shipmates ashore - location unknown.

 

Able Seaman William Koruna c1944-45

 


 

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