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Cherewaty, Paul

Part 1: Born on December 25, 1909 in the village of Samovyste (???), Ternopil oblast’. His brother left for Canada in 1929, the sister later joined him. Married Maria Dobrokozak (??) in 1938 before traveling to Canada. Arrived in Quebec, not Halif...

Chyz, R.J.

Part 1: Born on February 13, 1908 in Lviv. His father was an engineer. His maternal grandfather Yaremkevych was a priest. Chyz went to a Ukrainian gymnasium in Lviv. In 1923, his mother died, father remarried and moved to Sokal’. There he finished...

Davidovich, Stephen

Part 1: Born on January 11, 1913 in Stryi, Alberta; his father came to Canada “na stolittia” and mother came later, in about 1907. He is Orthodox. Went to a Ukrainian school. Finished school in Edmonton, then studied at the Alberta College. Worked...

Davies, Raymond Arthur

Part 1: Financing Ukrainian and Jewish collections at the National Library of Canada (??), rare books.Part 2: Born in Canada in 1908 (??). Parents went to the USA. Then returned to Toronto in 1939 (??). Wrote a book - was well received. His relati...

Decore, John (Judge)

Part 1: Born in 1909 (??) in Canada. His grandfather came to Canada in 1898 when his father was 10; his mother arrived from the Sniatyn area, she died in 1913 from TB; Kostiuk family; step-mother Maria Vladok (???) hated him, hard childhood; schoo...

Derewlany, Danylo

Part 1: Born in 1897 (??), in the village of Khraplychi near Peremyshl’; went to school in the village; in 1914, he went to Peremyshl’; nee of his wife - Ol’ha Platsko (??) from Rus’ka Rava. He had 4 brothers; in 1914, (he was 16) went to the Aust...

Derewlany, Nick

Part 1: Born on May 6, 1903 in the village of Khraplyvtsi near Peremyshl’. His wife’s name is Kateryna Borovs’ka. Polish army in his village. Petliura’ s army. He is Catholic. Came to Canada with his brother in 1927 (from Gdansk to Halifax). Worke...

Dubas, Michael

Part 1: Born in 1914 in Halychyna, in a town between Lviv and Ternopil; his father was a POW during the WWI and died soon after release; mother remarried a man with the same last name (Dubas), who went to Canada in 1926, while Michael, his mother ...

Dyryk, Anthony and Jenny

Anthony was born in ???? in Halychyna. Came to Canada in 1922 and till 1939 stayed in ?????Jenny was born on September 2, 1913, in Sault Ste. Marie; parents came to Canada long before that. Ukrainian community and church; Fr. Kara (??); Ukrainian ...

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