Portrait Photograph of William George Kapuscinski, 1942
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- Item Type
- A black and white portrait photograph of William George Kapuscinski.
- William George Kapuscinski was born at Montreal on March 12, 1921 and moved to Whitby about 1923. He was the son of Thomas Kapuscinski and Mary Kapuscinski, of Whitby, Ontario, Canada. He was an expert boxer and baseball player in Whitby. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force early in the war and was promoted to Sergeant overseas in May 1942. He was reported missing on a flight over Pilzen, Czechoslovakia on April 17, 1943 and was buried at Bierfield, Germany. He was later reinterred at the Rheinburg War Cemetery, Germany.
According to the Canadian Virtual War Memorial site he is commemorated on Page 176 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.
This photograph appears on the back of the thirteenth leaf of Alex Brown's album. There are four photos on this leaf. The top left photo is of Francis Fallon. The top right photo is of George Scott. The bottom left photo is labelled Robert Rae [sic] and bottom right photo is of Bill Kapuscinski.
This photograph also appears on the front of the twenty-fifth leaf of Alex Brown's album. There are four photos on this leaf. The top left photo is of an unidentified soldier wearing a hat, watch and rings. The top right photo is of an unidentified soldier. The bottom left photo is of Joe Tobin and bottom right photo is of Bill Kapuscinski.
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Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 4cm
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Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Reproduction Notes
- Scanned from a copy negative.