ARCHIVAL  LISTS - 1st Polish Armoured div.

  • 1PAD Decorated Soldiers - 4,619 names:  List of soldiers of the First Polish Armoured Division who were decorated with Polish, French, Belgian and British medals. Sourced from the book “Od podwody do czolga; wspomnienia wojenne, 1918-1945” (From Cart to Tank; Wartime Memoirs, 1918-1945) written by Gen. Stanisław Maczek (in Polish). The list was compiled by Col. Antoni Grudzinski based on personal diaries of the Commander-in-Chief and Minister of National Defence as well as Daily Orders of the 1st Polish Armoured Division.  The list also appears in  the book "Wykaz, Poleglych i Zmarlych Zolnierze Polskich Sil Zbrojnych na Obczyznie w Latach 1939-1946" published by the  Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, London, England, 1952. (Note: Polish diacritic letters were used in this list)   Corrected list..

  • 1PAD Casualties - 1,948 names:  List of soldiers of the First Polish Armoured Division who are buried in Northern Europe.  The list includes the Family Name, First Name, Rank, Medals awarded, Location of burial, Country of burial, Date of death, and Alternate Name (in cases where a pseudonym was used.  Courtesy of the pamphlet "Pierwsza Dywizja Pancerna, Polegli na Polu Chwaly w Drodze do Polski" published in 1964 by the Second Armoured Regiment Association in London. The list also appears in the book "Wykaz, Poleglych i Zmarlych Zolnierze Polskich Sil Zbrojnych na Obczyznie w Latach 1939-1946" published by the  Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, London, England, 1952.    (Note: Polish diacritic letters were not used in this list)

  • 1PAD - 8th Rifle Battalion deceased between 1944-1947 - 203 names :   The list is sourced from “Polegli na polu chwały”, published in 1983, about the 1st Polish Armoured Division The list includes the Family Name, First Name, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Rank, Date of Death, Place of Death, , Location of burial.  (Note: Polish diacritic letters were used in this list).

More lists will be added, as they become available.

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