Polish 2nd Corps
Leon was born in 1912 in the Tarnopol region of Poland. After the September Campaign, he was deported to Siberia with his parents and two sisters. His parents (Jan and Maria) died there. When 'amnesty' was declared, Leon journeyed south to join the Polish army that was being formed there. He evacuated to Persia with the Polish 2nd Corps, served in the Middle East and in the Italian Campaign. After the war, he spent a few years in England before emigrating to Canada. Leon died in Winnipeg in 1985.