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Andrews, Orest William

Part 1: Born in 1922, in Halychyna; emigrated from Ukraine to Canada in 1930, to Sudbury, ON; discrimination against ethnic minorities in Canada; ethnic gangs; Ukrainian National Federation (UNF) in Ontario; Molodi Ukrains’ki Natsionalisty (MUN) i...

Bayrak, Mykhailo

Part 1: Born on May 23, 1900 in a village of Hadynki (???) Buchatyn povit (??)In 1918 was conscripted to an Austrian army. His father was interned by the Poles. Came to Canada in 1926 (his cousin sent him an affidavit from Canada), to Saskatchewan...

Bilecki, Anthony

Part 1: WWII, Poland, USSR, Hitler; Fascism vs Communism; arrest and internment of Bilecki in July 1940; life in the internment camp; some inmates were transferred to Frederickton, some - to Petawawa (??). AUC. WBA. SS Halychyna combatants. League...

Kindrachuk, Fedir

Part 1: His family was Catholic but converted into Orthodoxy; he has a BA; attended a regular Canadian school (teachers Havryniuk (??); Fr. Savchuk); all students were Ukrainian but had to hide Ukrainian books outside of school; Ukrainian classes ...

Pawluk, Olga

Part 1: Travel to Halifax at the end of WWII after 7 years of absence; she settled in Toronto; joined UNO with her husband Stepan; creating Ukrainian Veterans Association; Panchuk; Stepan helping the veterans; Pohorets’kyi (?); in 5 years, her hus...

Burinyk, Wasyl

Part 1: Born on June 29, 1895 in a village of Iamnytsi near Stanislaviv; Greek-Catholic faith; came to Canada in 1912; Kin’ (???Keen???) the politician; Samostiinyky and Ukrainian Orthodox church, ideology of SUS; UNO; Mr. Kosar as ‘Ukrainian Napo...

Gospodin, Andrew

Part 1: Came to Canada from Czechoslovakia (was there in 1920) where he came while serving in the Ukrains’ka-Halyts’ka army; born on December 29, 1900 in a village of Pavushyrka (??) in the Chortkiv povit; went to school in his village, then in a ...

Kulyk, Andriy

Part 1: Born in Ukraine; refuses to provide his DOB; he is Orthodox now but his relatives who came to Canada around 1907 were Greek-Catholic; his family settled on a farm in Saskatchewan, to the South of Saskatoon; in 1917 Kulyk went to the Petro ...

Mykytiuk, Dmytro

Part 1: Born on August 10, 1897; Greek-Catholic; came to Canada in 1930 (to Winnipeg); was arrested for 3 months by the Poles for belonging to the UVO; he was one of those who created UVO in his own povit; in Canada he joined the Strilets’ka hroma...

Nemilowich, Myron

Born on November 28, 1910 in Drohobych; Greek-Catholic; his father came to Canada (Winnipeg) in 1926; his father’s brothers were in Canada before that; Myron had 5 brothers; his mother stayed in the Old Country and father remarried in Canada; Myro...

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