Kurin Karpatyski Orly, on Saturday 25th March 2023 came together to pray for their fellow member, fallen plastun and soldier defending Ukraine, Dmytro Pashchuk.
The panakhyda/memorial service was led by Bishop Mykola Bychok, with the co-service of Father Andriy Mykytyuk, at the Cathedral of the Saints Apostles Peter and Paul, North Melbourne.
He was killed by a kamikaze drone in Kherson while fighting for Ukraine on the 12th March 2023
The service was attended by H.E. Ambassador Vasyl Myroshnychenko, Chair PNE Plast Australia pl.sen.Chrestyna Kmetj, Chair Plast VIC pl.sen.Teresa Lachowicz and representing CYM Ukrainian Youth Organisation Chair of VIC Mark Herchaniwskiy and members of Karpatyski Orly kurin and members of Plast Victoria.
Fallen hero Dmytro Pashchuk was an active member of “Plast” Scout Organisation in Ukraine, and was the 29th plastun at the time, to give his life in battle for freedom of all Ukraine.