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    Hello,
    Attached is a photo of a Polish soldier.
    I would really appreciate any information regarding the uniform, rank, and insignia.
    It's actually a picture of my Grandfather.
    I would ask him myself, but he has passed away.
    Thanks in advance,
    Mike
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    Hello Mike,

    Many thanks for your post, I sincerely hope that you do not mind me taking the liberty to rotate your photograph of your Grandfather.

    Help ID uniform, rank, insignia

    From the photograph you can see that he was a Private no rank insignia on the Rogatywka cap band, he is also wearing the National Sports Badge this was awarded in 3 grades Gold, Silver and Bronze.

    Help ID uniform, rank, insignia

    Sports Badge in Bronze

    Help ID uniform, rank, insignia

    Sports Badge and Miniatures

    These Badges were made by the following firms :

    1) Adam Nagalski

    2) Bronisław Grabski

    3) Jan Knedler

    4) S. Sobczyk

    5) MWP.

    Hope this helps you Mike, with regards to what Regiment he served in, it would be best to write to the Military Records Centre in Rembertów, address is below and ask for copies of everything they hold on him.

    Central Military Archives,
    ul. Czerwonych Beretów 124,
    00-910 Warsaw-Rembertów
    Poland-Polska

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

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    Many thanks Andrzej

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