In memory of

Leading Aircraftman

Paul Piotrofsky

who died on 2 May 1943

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 424 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Leading Aircraftman
  Service number R94997
  Date of death 19430502
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  R94997 Leading Aircraftman (No. 424 Tiger Squadron RCAF hospital assistant) Paul Piotrofsky (b.1922) of Regina died 19430502 and is buried at Pwllheli Borough cemetery, Gwynedd, Wales. A Wellington, that Piotrofsky was not authorized to be aboard, crashed at Penrhos. He was the son of Valerian W. and Maria (Pflieger) Piotrofsky who came from Ukraine and North Dakota respectively. Paul was born at Vibank and educated at St. Augustine school, Loretto high and Balfour Tech. He was working as a bundler for Simpsons when he enlisted at Regina in 1941.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Pwllheli Borough cemetery, Gwynedd, Wales    

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  Honour roll location(s) Vibank
  Geo-memorial Piotrofsky Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.55°N / 104.1667°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P9
  Geo-memorial details Southeast of Herbert Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19220308
  Place of birth Vibank    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410421
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation warehouseman
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