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 Hrynco “Harry” Smeryczanski

Hrynco “Harry” Smeryczanski

Birth
Death 3 Mar 1918 (aged 20–21)
Morrissey, East Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Morrissey, East Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 131652345 · View Source
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Hrynco "Harry" Smeryczanski was an Austrian prisoner of war when he died of tuberculosis at the military hospital at Morrissey, BC. His next of kin was listed as Andre Sawczuk (Cousin) of 1701, Second Avenue, A. North P.O., Lethbridge Alta. The camp records spelled his name Smerchanski.

He was interred at the P.O.W. camp at Morrissey, with a "Wooden cross suitably inscribed." The registered number of the grave was C.9572.


Inscription

IN
MEMORY OF
HARRY SMERYCZANSKI
AUSTRIAN CIVIL PRISONER OF WAR
BORN 1897 IN ????? GALICIA
DIED MARCH 30 1917
IN
MORRISSEY
BC
SET
BY HIS COMRADES


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  • Created by: Ima BC Graver
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131652345
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hrynco “Harry” Smeryczanski (1897–3 Mar 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131652345, citing Morrissey Cemetery, Morrissey, East Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Ima BC Graver (contributor 47511859) .