Ludwik HAJDUK

Cadet in the Polish 2nd Corps

The family were deported to Siberia in February 1940.  When released on 'amnesty' they traveled to the south of the USSR to join the Polish Army being formed there.  Ludwik's mothert (Maria nee Szymanska) and his brothers Kazimierz (age 14) and Boleslaw (age 3) died in Uzbekistan.  Ludwik was a cadet at the Mechanical School in Nazareth and Palestine, while his father Franciszek and brother Stanislaw joined the Polish 2nd Corps  Franciszek taught cadets in the Middle East, while Stanislaw served in the 3DSK as senior rifleman, 3 Batallion CKM. His brother Jozef joined the Air Force cadets.

From left Jozef, Maria, Franciszek, Kazimierz, unknown girl, Stanislaw, c 1930.  
From left: Franciszek, Maria, Grandmother (Klementyna Szymanska), Mother's sister (Anna Szymanska)
Franciszek Hajduk ID photo from before the war
Franciszek Hajduk ID photos from the 2nd Corps
Stanislaw Hajduk, Polish 2nd Corps 
Jozef Hajduk, Air Force Cadet
Ludwik Hajduk, Cadet in Mechanical School
Cadets in Nazareth, 1944-45
Monastery in Nazareth, where the Cadet school was, 1944-45
Group of 2 Corps soldiers & cadets, Barbara 1946
Voyage to England, August 1947
Franciszek's pre-war ID
Voyage to England, August 1947
Franciszek's Soldier's Pay Book
Franciszek's death certificate, 1963
Land Granted to Franciszek  in the Eastern Borderlands, January 1930