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Monte cassino cross - Genuine or not?? help!

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    Default Monte cassino cross - Genuine or not?? help!

    Hi, I have recently purchased this cross of ebay from a business seller located in Poland. I have no reason to believe that this cross is a replica however just for the peace of mind i would like to get some feedback.
    Thanks in advance!

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    Hello Kuba,

    The cross has all the signs of being genuine. This thread includes a brief overview of some of the details to look for in an authentic cross:

    Un-numbered Monte Cassino Cross Verifying Authenticity

    Regards,
    Tony

    Regards,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    Thanks Tony,

    could you possibly help me to find out who the cross was originally awarded to?

    Cheers,
    Kuba

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    Quote by Kuba3DSK View Post
    . . . could you possibly help me to find out who the cross was originally awarded to? . . .
    Hello Andzrejku, are you out there . . .

    Kuba, hold tight and Andrzejku will hopefully chime in shortly.

    Cheers,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    Hello Kuba,

    The recipient of the Monte Cassino Cross Numbered: 19539:

    Rank: Starzy Strzelec

    Surname: KOWALCZYK

    Christian Name: Stefan

    Fathers Name: Kazimierz

    Date of Birth: 1906

    Army Number (also found on his ID Tags): 1906-152-III

    Unit: 18 Batalion Strzelec, 5KDP

    Stefan was a pre September 1939 soldier, he was arrested on the 17th September 1939 in Wisniewy, sent to the Camp at Rowne Lwow on 12th October 1939 and joined the Anders Army at Tockoje on the 2nd September 1941.

    I hope that the above information is of some use and help to you

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku

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    Thank you very much Andrzejku!
    It's nice to know who the medals you have belonged to and what their story is

    Regards,
    Kuba

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    Thats impressive!

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