- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1918/01/31
- Latest 1920/12/31
- Inscription (obverse/avers): HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR MICHAIL P. SKIBA-YAROCHOVICH; E.C.P. ; (reverse/verso): W
- Materials Bronze
- Service Component Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Unit 25th Canadian Infantry Battalion
- Person / Institution Subject, Skiba-Jarochovich, Private Michael P.
- Measurements Thickness 0.5 cm, Outside Diameter 12.0 cm
- Caption Medals Project- Skiba-Jarochovich, Michael
Michael Skiba-Jarochovich was born in 1879 in Minsk, which was part of the Russian Empire at the time. It is not known when he immigrated to Canada.
A labourer, Skiba-Jarochovich enlisted in the 64th Battalion in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 5 August 1915. He was later transferred to the 25th Battalion. On 20 September 1916, he died in No. 10 General Hospital, having been wounded in the left hip during the Battle of the Somme.
Michael Skiba-Jarochovich is buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.