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Monte Cassino cross

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    From my ,,auction archive"

    1.Strzelec GÓRA Bolesław,born 1901,army number 1901-70-III.,unit:36 kompania ratownicza.MCC number 47183.

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    Góra's Legitymacja.

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    Góra's foto+MCC.

    2.plut.L.cpl ROSZCZEWSKI Michał,born 1903,army number:1903-63-III.MCC number 24946,unit:5 Kresowy baon ckm;5 KDP.By the end the war,promoted to rank Sgt.

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    Roszczewski's group.

    A few photos from a military picnic:

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    Best wishes

    Artur

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    Hello Everyone,


    Recently listed on ebay the following Monte Cassino Cross group :


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    Monte Cassino Cross Nr : 42628 was awarded to Och. Maria Hardej, Born in 1904, Army Number : (also found on Her ID Tags) : 1904-8-III, Unit : 1st Military Hospital.

    Her Fathers Name was Józef, she was deported from Białostocka in 1940, after the end of the war she came to the UK and in 1955 was granted British Citizenship when living in Cippenham, Buckinghamshire, she died in 1981.

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

    p.s. Link to the auction is below :

    Poland.Polish Monte Cassino medals. | eBay

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    Hello Everyone

    From my ,,auction archive"

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    1.MCC number 42994-siostra? first letter surname G-K.

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    2.saper CYRAŃSKI Józef,army number:1902-77-III.

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    3.saper GAJEWSKI Józef,army number:1913-120-III.

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    4.sierż.Sgt.KOWALSKI Stanisław,army number:1913-77-III,unit4p;2 Bpanc.

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    5.panc.KUCZEWSKI Aleksander,army number:1913-304-III,unit4p;2 Bpanc.


    Maybe Dear Andrzejku will write something about these soldiers???

    Best wishes

    Artur

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    Hello Artur,

    Many thanks for your post and in answer to your 5 Questions :

    1) Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 42994 was awarded to Siostra sal. Stanisława Kolankowska, Born in 1903, Army Nr : 1903-147-III, Unit : 3SW (3rd Military Hospital). After the end of the war she came to the UK where she died in Bradford in 1965.

    2) Saper (Engineer) Józef Cyrański, Born in 1902, Army Nr : 1902-77-III, Unit : 3KBSap (3rd Carpathian Engineers Battalion), awarded the Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 3385.

    3) Saper (Engineer) Józef Gajewski, Born in 1913, Army Nr : 1913-117-III, Unit DS5KDP (5th Kresowa Infantry Division Engineers), awarded Monte Cassino Cross Nr : 25356. I found one Józef Gajewski who was born in 1913 died in 1982 in Fulham, London.

    4) Sierzant (Sergeant) Stanisław Kowalski, Born in 1913, Army Nr : 1913-117-III, Unit : P4Panc (4th Armoured Regiment), awarded the Monte Cassino Cross Nr : 29224, he was also awarded the KW (Cross of Valour) and served in the 3rd Squadron. I found one Stanisław Kowalski born in 1913 died in Birmingham in 1978.

    5) Pancerny Aleksander Kuczewski, Born 8th May 1913, Army Nr : 1913-304-III, Unit : P4Panc, awarded the Monte Cassino Cross Nr : 29308, also awarded the KW, he served in the Headquarters Squadron. After the end of the war he came to the UK where in 1954 he married Sylvia Hammerdon in Whitby, Yorkshire. Aleksander Kuczewski died on the 24th June 1990 and was buried on the 28th June 1990 in Cleveland.

    I sincerely hope that the above information answers your questions Artur, my bill is in the post, prompt payment is always appreciated.

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

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    Interesting considerations...

    Grob bohatera spod Monte Casino ocalony! - Studio Wschod

    "Polska i Świat". Groby do likwidacji - Polska i Świat

    See:

    About post #2099,p.210 & post #2191,p.220-grave Maria NOWICKA.

    On April 13, 2018, I paid PLN 562 for extending the validity period to June 24, 2026. The grave survived, and in my pocket barrack: Ł 117 = $ 167...hehehehehhe

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    Powstańcze Biogramy - Maria Nowicka

    Best wishes

    Artur

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    This soldier is not on the Żdanowicz's list:Antoni NIEWĘGŁOWSKI born 1911,unit:2 BPanc.

    Best wishes

    Artur

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    Hello Artur,

    Reference your last post their are 2 Niewgłowski's listed for 2nd Armoured Brigade both received the MCC :

    1) Rank : Wachmistrz (Sergeant)

    Surname : Niewęgłowski

    Christian Name : Antoni

    Date of Birth : 1911

    Army Number : (also found on His ID Tags) : 1911-22-III

    Unit : 1PUK (1st Armoured Regiment)

    Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 30076

    2) Rank : Porucznik

    Surname : Niewęgłowski

    Christian Name : Antoni

    Date of Birth : 1896

    Army Number : (also found on His ID Tags) : 1896-30-III

    Unit : KG2BP (Headquarters Staff 2nd Armoured Brigade)

    Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 28770

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

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    Hello Everyone,

    I found the following whilst surfing the net today :

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    St. Strz.pchr. (Lance Corporal/Officer Cadet), Marian Talaga, Born in 1914, Army Number : 1914-28-III, Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 13247, Unit : 5BSK.


    By the end of the war he had been promoted to Podporucznik (2nd Lieutenant) with the KW and serving with 9BSK.


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    Liberation of Bologne Medal

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    Pre war photograph of Marian Talaga

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    Post war photograph of Marian Talaga.

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

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    Hello Everyone,

    I have found a couple of photographs of recipients of the Monte Cassino Cross :

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    Plut. Edward Baranowski, Born in 1911, Army Number : (also found on His ID Tags) : 1911-113-III, Unit : 5 Kresowy Batalion Łączności (5th Kresowa Infantry Division Signals Battalion), Monte Cassino Cross Numbered : 26061.


    Notice Ribbon Bars show 1st Row : KW, BKZzM, MW, MCC. Bottom Row : British 1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, 1939-1945 War Medal, Defence Medal.


    Also notice small 5KDP Badge and 2nd Corps Badge worn on Breast Pocket.


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    Kapral (Corporal) Edward Malczyk, Born in 1914, Army Number : 1914-21-III, Unit : 1KWarst (1st Workshop Company), by the end of the war he was a Plut. (Lance Sergeant) working in the 18th Workshop Company, 3DSK.

    Best wishes

    Andrzej

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    Another one. Pancerny/Private Edward GRADKOWSKI, Unit: the 4th “Skorpion” Armoured Regiment. MCC#29116

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    Best,
    Kosa

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