Regina (Rozwadowska) GASZTOLD
Koja, Uganda, Africa
Witold Rozwadowski was deported with his wife, Melania, and children: Witold, Janina, Maria, and Regina. Released on 'amnesty', the family made their way south to join the Polish Army being formed in the USSR, and were then evacuated to Persia via Krasnowodsk. They spent some time in civilian camps in Pahlevi and TeheranPersia (Iran), before being sent to the Polish Settlement at Koja, Uganda in Africa where they stayed until September 1947. They then spent some time in the UK before emigrating to Canada.
Their son Witold joined the Polish 2nd Corps (3DSK) as private in the 13 Supply Company. He served in the Middle East and the Italian Campaign.
Another son, Michal, was shot and killed trying to escape arrest by the Russians in 1939.