Irena (Chojnacka) KUS
Irena was 11 years old when she was deported to Siberia with her parents, Franciszek and Janina (nee Juszczewska), and three brothers: Mieczyslaw, Edward, and Julian..
Franciszek joined the Polish 2nd Corps and fought in the Italian Campaign.
Mieczyslaw joined the Polish Air Force in the UK and served in 304 Squadron..
Edward went to Officer Cadet School in the Middle East, then joined the Polish 1st Armoured Division and served in the European Campaign,
Her future husband, Tadeusz Kus was an Air Force cadet in the Middle East and in the UK.
Irena, Julian, and their mother spent 6 years in Masindi, Uganda, East Africa, before joining the rest of the family in the UK. The family later emigrated to Canada.