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Lieut Michael Iwaszuk
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1918
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1943
Lincoln County
New Mexico, USA

Chicago Tribune (IL) - June 20, 1943 IWASZUK Abstract
Lt. Michael Iwaszuk, son of Sam and Tillie, brother of Alex, Pvt. Emil, and Mary. Funeral Monday, 9 a.m., from chapel, 2321 Chicago Av., to St. Nicholas' church. Interment St. Nicholas
Chicago Tribune (IL) - June 17, 1943
TWO ILLINOIS FLYERS AMONG 19 MEN KILLED IN CRASH OF BOMBERS
Two Illinois men, one of them a Chicagoan, were among 19 officers and enlisted men killed Tuesday in the crash of two large army bombers between Ruidoso and Capitan, N. M., it was announced yesterday by the public relations office of the Alamogordo air base.
They were 1st Lt. Donald W. Kaspervik of Quincy, Ill., and 2d Lt. Michael Iwaszuk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Iwaszuk of 2239 Hubbard St., Chicago. Iwaszuk was 24 years old and a 1937 graduate of Crane Technical High school. He enlisted in 1940 and was graduated from Midland field, Texas, in February as a bombardier.
The army announcement said the planes collided in the air and fell in flames, one man parachuting to safety.

2/Lt Iwaszuk, Michael (B) 576th BS 392 BG

15 June 1943 Training Mission at Alamogordo
Flying in B-24E #42-7071:
2/Lt Lembright, Donald R. (P) 576th KILD
2/Lt Simmons, Harold E. (CP) 576th KILD
2/Lt Laschanzky, Vernon E. (N) 576th KILD
2/Lt Iwaszuk, Michael (B) 576th KILD
S/Sgt Robison, Julius G. (E) 576th only survivor
Sgt Post, Raymond B. (Asst Eng) 576th KILD
S/Sgt Sheehan, Leo F. (R/O) 576th KILD
Sgt Gray, Richard M. (Asst R/O) 576th KILD
Sgt Gollin, Harold (TG) 576th KILD
Sgt Huddy, Joseph J. (G) 576th KILD
Flight infromation from J Dowdy, Thank You 
 
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 Parents:
  Sam Iwaszuk (____ - 1961)
 
 Sibling:
  Michael Iwaszuk (1918 - 1943)
  Emil Iwaszczuk (1924 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ILLINOIS 2 LIEUT AIR CORPS
And each tool is laid aside
Worn with the work that was done with pride
 
Burial:
Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rich
Record added: Apr 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89349734
Lieut Michael Iwaszuk
Added by: SherryG
 
Lieut Michael Iwaszuk
Added by: SherryG
 
Lieut Michael Iwaszuk
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