Heavy artillery platoon leader as 2nd lieutenant during the September Campaign (9/39). Temporary prisoner of the German Army (22/9/39).
Deported to Siberian slave labour camp by the NKWD (10/2/40).
Imprisoned in NKWD prison at Tyumen (7/41 - 12/41).
Joined the Polish 2nd Corps at Guzar, Uzbekistan (4/42).
Italian Campaign (Monte Cassino to Bologna, 1944-45), as lieutenant, firing officer with the 9th PAL/PAC, finishing the war as geography teacher to young Polish soldiers.
In England, Vice Headmaster, Polish School in Britain (1947).
In Canada, Skarb Narodowy, Zwiazek Ziem Wschodnich.
Polonia Restituta, Krzyz Walencznych, Srebny Krzyz Zaslugi z Mieczami, Zloty Krzyz Zaslugi, Medal Wojska, etc.
1927 - 1974
Farm girl survived both Soviet and German invasions and occupations.
Taken to Chemnitz, Germany, to perform slave labour in an aircraft parts factory (mid-1944).
Escaped during Allied bombing of Dresden/Chemnitz (2/3, 1945).
Met up with Polish 2nd Corps in Italy.
In England, studied towards and received nursing certificate.
In Wales, operating theatre nurse at Penley Polish Army Hospital, Wrexham.
In Canada, registered nurse at Toronto General Hospital, raised family.