Volunteer of the Week: Mykhailo Emil Hyduk

Mykhailo HydukMykhailo Emil Hyduk was a Ukrainian Canadian volunteer. He worked as a labourer and restaurant worker in Innisfree and Edmonton, Alberta. He attended college for a short time, where he studied business. He was a worker for the Communist Party of Canada and a member of the Young Communist League. He was also involved in the Farmers' Unity League and the Ukrainian Labour Farmer Temple Association, and was involved in many strikes and demonstrations. We fought with the Mac Paps and the Lincolns, but after being wounded in the lef, he worked as an instructor and translator. He was accused of deserting, but during October 1938, when most International Brigades were being demobilized. He served with the Canadian Army during World War II.

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