Boychuk, Fred

Regiment: Calgary Regiment R.C.A.C./ C.M.F.
Regimental Number: M 66374
Rank: Trooper
Biography: Fred Boychuk was killed in action on December 10, 1943 at the age of 26. Being a tank gunner with the Calgary Regiment CMF, he was posted in Italy. He was the son of Steve Boychuk and brother of John and Billy Boychuk of Silverwood (near Woking AB). The Herald Tribune newspaper in Grande Prairie stated that he was “widely and favourably known in his community.” Fred was buried in the Moro River Canadian War Cemetery in Italy. (Grave Ref. 1.D.3.)
Source: Burnt Embers p. 110 (photo)
Commonwealth War Graves.
Herald Tribune February 17, 1944 p.1 c.8