JASCHINSKY, BENEDICT BERNARD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Avonlea, Saskatchewan, Canada
Age
22
Parents
Son of Joseph and Lena Jaschinsky, of Avonlea, Saskatchewan, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Farm labourer
Service number
L/106448
Engagement
1943-07-07
Disembarked
1944-10-17, Belgium
Date of death
1944-10-27
Died
Netherlands, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Winnipeg Rifles, R.C.I.C.
Plot 1 | Row A | Grave 3
Military grave
Additional info

1943-10-01
Volunteered for paratroops but did not appear as yet to have developed sufficient aggressive spirit. Has shown fairly good adjustment to the army and appears well suited for recommendation driving and maintenance. W.G. Mann, Captain.

1943-10-13
Enlisted 6 Jul 43 in Regina. Basic Training at Brampton. Father an immigrant from German-speaking Central Europe. Has two brothers in the Services. A stocky, solidly-built man who is slow in his movements but appears to have some fighting capacity. E. Dennis, Captain.

1944-03-28
Examination of the forgoing and interview indicate suitability for overseas service in C.A.C. (Operational) as Driver i/c Class III (W) & (T). E. Dennis, Captain.

1944-07-04
Good sturdy build, somewhat slow in movement. Good adjustment to army, certain amount of fighting spirit and willingness. Normally intelligent, some mechanical aptitude, likes work in tanks and interested in upgrading in tank mechanics. Should prove reliable, will try hard on training. K.M. Davidson, Captain.