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Determined to give two young men shelter in hallowed ground

When we discovered what befell these ‘enemy aliens’ we passed no judgment on how others, long before our time, decided their fate.

Photographs courtesy of Lubomyr Luciuk
The newspapers called them ‘The Russian Gang,’ but they weren’t Russian: Ukrainian immigrants Michael Bahry and Thomas Konyk, photographed before they were hung in the Peterborough County Jail, on Jan. 14, 1920. Until August 1994, Bahry and Konyk were all but forgotten, disinterred during an archaeological survey conducted 80 years after the Great War began. Their remains were buried on Oct. 13 in the Beechwood National Cemetery in Ottawa, writes Lubomyr Luciuk. The burial was organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association in collaboration with the Ukrainian Canadian community in Ottawa.

 

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Determined to give two young men shelter in hallowed ground

When we discovered what befell these ‘enemy aliens’ we passed no judgment on how others, long before our time, decided their fate.

Photographs courtesy of Lubomyr Luciuk
The newspapers called them ‘The Russian Gang,’ but they weren’t Russian: Ukrainian immigrants Michael Bahry and Thomas Konyk, photographed before they were hung in the Peterborough County Jail, on Jan. 14, 1920. Until August 1994, Bahry and Konyk were all but forgotten, disinterred during an archaeological survey conducted 80 years after the Great War began. Their remains were buried on Oct. 13 in the Beechwood National Cemetery in Ottawa, writes Lubomyr Luciuk. The burial was organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association in collaboration with the Ukrainian Canadian community in Ottawa.

 

  

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