Glowaski, Harry

Branch: Austrian Army

Harry was born in what is now Bibrka, Ukraine on February 2, 1900 (at that time it was Austrian territory). He was drafted into the Austrian army in 1917; after serving for a year, he was captured and held as prisoner of war in Italy for eighteen months. Harry was released in spring of 1920 and returned home for a year. He later volunteered to serve in the Polish army for eighteen months, and was discharged in 1924. In November of that year, Harry married Julia Palawada. Harry immigrated to Canada in 1927 and his wife and two daughters joined him in 1929. They settled in the Saskatoon Mountain area, and moved into Grande Prairie in 1965. Harry died on July 28, 1996.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies Supplement p. 145; Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 145-146