I have exactly the same photograph from my mother, Irena (the "J" is an old fashioned "I") Nuckowska, back row, far right. She would be about 17 yrs and 6 months old (having lied about her age.) The signatures on the back of my copy include Julia's and Joanna's.
My mother's Service number was 2792742, and Julia and Joanna's were 2792840 and 2792841 respectively (taken from WAAF records.)
I think they were part of the 594 recruits who started training March 3rd 1944. Training was 2 months (plus language training for 5 weeks?)
My mother was born in Stolpin, near Toporow, Tarnopol, deported in the first February wave to Piermogorje, north of Kotlas, south of Arkhangel to a logging camp. Travelled back through Kazakhstan, Almaty, Tashkent, Krasnoborsk, Caspian Sea, Teheran, Isfahan orphanage, Karachi, Africa to England.
I have the same certificate for my Dad, dated 16 November 1943
My sisters and I, believe that the two girls on the right are Jadwiga (Kabza) Zemanek (my aunt who still lives in Chelsea) and we're not absolutely sure but the girl next to her may well be our mother Zofia Zemanek.I have a photo closer up and I really think it is them!
I am almost positive that the girl standing on the left of the crouching person is my aunt Wanda Zemanek. How amazing it is to scroll through these photos and to actually recognize a member of my family!!!
FBKS member Jolanta - A photographer captured the moment on it as Commander in Chief Gen. Kazimierz Sosnkowski talks in London with Polish sailors.
Possibly President RACZKIEWICZ
FBKS member Jolanta Is -General Kazimierz Sosnkowski-Commander in Chief and Inspector General of the armed forces (from 8 July 1943 to 30 September 1944).
from FBKS members Anna & Krzysztof ' The bearded guy -right middle - is Kmdr.inz Waclaw Zejma He was the President of the Commission for the evacuation and seafarers in Lotnikow Polskich as the Commander of the first transport arrived to the UK and his position of head of the naval administration'
Hello I think this maybe the RC Church of All Nations in Jerusalem. My Dad was also in Jerusalem on 16 November 1943.Any other thoughts on this? I quote "One of the biggest manoeuvres to take place in the Middle East were held in Palestine in November 1943. The exercise, known as "Exercise Virile", involved the 2nd Polish Corps - the 'Philistine' Army - attacking the rest of the Ninth British Army, called the 'Levant' Army. The battle area was inside of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Tiberias triagle. Amongst the nationalities, included in the 'Levant' Army, were British, Indian (Gurkhas, Sikhs), Arab Legion, Transjordan Frontier Force, Greeks, Chasseurs Libanairs, Senegalese and East Africans.
General Michał Tokarzewski-Karaszewicz, the Deputy CO of the 2nd Polish Corps, General Bolesław Szarecki, the Head of 2nd Corps Medical Services, and General Roman Odzierzyński, the CO of the 2nd Artillery Group (2nd Corps), planning their part of operations indoors of the 'Philistines' Army HQs:.
Source : http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205303301
Mieczysloaw Kornecki is my father who sadly died in 2001 however Kazik Marcinkowski is still living in Lancashire, UK
Friends on the shore of lake Victoria Koja
I thought the donkey was supposed to carry the People. Or we have one very lazy donkey
This should be okay now...
Thank you Władysław
Church in the Kresy Chlopy Rudki District.I was told by family that it was probably where my father was Christened and his family Records were kept. The Village and Probably this Church also were demolished and no longer exist.I believe there is a new town called Peremozhne built on the place where Chlopy Stood.
Franciszek Michulka a Master Carpenter and small holding owner in the Kresy and Katarzyna Maziak/Michulka Parents of Kazimierz Mihulka Probably taken between 1895-1900 both from The Kresy Village of Chlopy near Kamarno Rudki District. Franciszek Died around 1934 as a result of a fall from a church roof while repairing it and broke his leg,Gangreen Poisoning set in to his leg as a result and No Doctors and later died of it.(Proud to say they were my Grandparents) RIP Both.
Karol Michulka Kazimierz Brother born 1905 enlisted sometime before the war to Polish Cavalry for life and was Captured in the Battle of Kaluszyn on the WW2 Polish Victims under German occupation roll, a Pvt. captured by the Germans near Kałuszyn on 11 September 1939 and sent to the Stalag I A.
Kazimierz and Margaret Rodger/Mihulka my mother a very young 17 year old 1947 Kazimierz not quite demobbed from PRC yet as you can see still wearing army dress photo taken Whithorn Wigtownshire.
This is Kazimierz Michulka`s Mother Katarzyna Maziak/Michulka and his Brother Stanislaw taken a short time after coming out of Siberia /Novisabirsk late 40`s early 50`s !
A young 20 year old Kazimierz Mihulka centre of picture in Siberia with Pals around 1940/41
Kazimierz Mihulka A Proud Polish Soldier Second Corps Anders Army 1942-1945 in Uniform with his Medals RIP Dad (Freedom at Last).
Thank you so much for posting this - found my father Czeslaw Szul on the list. Also found some photos of a family friend Jozef Furmanek - his family had never seen these photos before.
I can't open this "“GDZIE SZUM PRUTU, CZEREMOSZU, TAM MOJE KORZENIE” :(
W celu uzupełnienia informacji o Władysławie Kordasie, bracie mojej babci Marii Wilczyńskiej z Kordasów przesyłam dane:
Data urodzenia: 07.04.1913
Data śmierci: 29.05.1996
Cmentarz: Chodzież, cmentarz parafialny
To 'Shrine Garden' - Top oliwna.Palestyna . This is the Basilica of the Agony , which is also called the Church of Gethsemane Church of All Nations , located in the authentic rock where Jesus prayed, " Move away this cup from me " .Zapewne so also prayed for our soldiers .
Dziękujemy za uwagę.
To jest Palestyna. Betlejem kościół Narodzenia Pańskiego - najstarszy kościół chrześcijański na świecie.
Do 'Shrine Garden' - Góra oliwna.Palestyna. To jest Bazylika Konania, czyli Kościół Getsemani nazywany też Kościołem Wszystkich Narodów , znajduje się w nim autentyczna skała, gdzie Jezus modlił się "Oddal ode Mnie ten Kielich".Zapewne tak tez modlili się nasi żołnierze.
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