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Lubomyr Y. Luciuk and Ron Sorobey

The Kashtan Press, 1996

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Copyright © 1996 Lubomyr Y. Luciuk and Ron Sorobey

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data
Luciuk, Lubomyr Y., 1953-

Text in English, French and Ukrainian.
ISBN 1-896354-12-2

1. Konowal, Filip, 1888-1959. 2. Victoria Cross. 3. Ukrainian Canadian -- Biography. 4. Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Expeditionary Force. Battalion, 47th -- Biography. I. Sorobey, Ron II. Royal Canadian Legion. Branch 360. III. Title

U55.K66L83 1996 355.1'342'092 C96-900568-7E

Dr. Lubomyr Luciuk teaches political geography in the Department of Politics and Economics at the Royal Military College of Canada, in Kingston.

Mr. Ron Sorobey is a trade policy analyst for Revenue Canada, (Customs) in Ottawa.

Published for The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 360 by The Kashtan Press, Kingston/Kyiv (1996).

Cover Illustration:
Seargent F. Konowal, The Victoria Cross; nd
Author: Major Ambrose McEvoy (1878-1927)
Oil on Canvass
102.0 X 76.5 cm.
Courtesy of the Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Canada (#8430).

Graphic Design, Gerald Locklin & Associates, Kingston, Ontario

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The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 360 (Konowal Branch) which made this booklet possible. Special thanks are due to Marta Horban-Carynnyk and Marco Carynnyk for their translations of the English text into French and Ukrainian; The Canadian War Museum; Mr. Paul Charydczak; Dr. Yvan Gagnon, Mr. Jerry Gangur, president, Royal Westminster Regimental Association; Mrs. D. Grahame, M.V.O., Secretary, The Victoria Cross and George Cross Association; Mr. J.B. Gregorovich, president, The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 360 (Konowal Branch); Ms. Patricia Grimshaw; Mr. Mykola Kulyk (Tresurer, Branch 360); Mr. Marian Lach, president of the The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 183 (Mazeppa Branch); Major General (retd) Robert LaRose (Honourary Lieutenant Colonel, Governor General's Foot Guards); Mr. Roy Lisogar; Mr. Gerald Locklin; Dr. Jack Pike, Mr. Jerry Pohorecky (Secretary, Branch 360); Mr. Myron, Momryk (National Archives of Canada); Mrs. Olha Pawluk for permission to make use of the Konowal materials in the "Stephan Pawluk Papers" at the National Archives of Canada; Mr. Wayne Ramsay (Senior Policy Development Officer, Commemorations, Veteran Affairs Canada); Mrs. Julia Stashuk; Mr. Myroslav Trutiak (MST Bronze Ltd.); the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association; the Ukrainian Canadian Congress; the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko and the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa.

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