STAROSTIC, WILLIAM

Birthdate
Birthplace
Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Age
23
Parents
Son of Jacob and Lena Starostic of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Roman Catholic
Occupation
Truck driver
Service number
B/42072
Engagement
1942-07-17
Disembarked
1944-06-06, France D-DAY
Date of death
1944-10-17
Died
Killed in action, Netherlands
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row E | Grave 9

"IT WAS A SAD DAY WHEN YOU BADE US GOOD-BYE THO' AT REST IN ANOTHER PLACE YOUR SMILE WILL FOREVER STAY"

Military grave
Additional info

Qualified Driver Mechanic MV Group "C".

Rfn Starostic was killed when the WASP (flame throwing carrier) he was in hit a mine in the attack on IJzendijke, Zeeuws Vlaanderen, Netherlands.

Starostic - Queen's Own Rifles - WASP
William (with the white scarf) sitting on a WASP in France. July 29, 1944.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.