Date added: 2012-12-26 Halina (Januszewicz) Kozłowska / Canada

/ Kozlowska Telling a mother her son died / EN+PL

Describing having to tell a mother that her son had died during the night.

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Author of memoirs

Halina Januszewicz Kozłowska

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  • Place of Birth: Wileńskie / Wilno
  • Place of residence in 1939: Wileńskie / Wilno
  • Deportations and repressions: Barnaul /
  • Military experience: 1942-1943 - 2nd Corps (Gen. Anders)
    Served as a Red Cross nurse in the Middle East (Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Egypt) in 1942-43, then was sent to Scotland in 1943, where she worked as a nurse at Taimold (?) Castle - which had been converted to a hospital. There she learned that her brothers had been at Monte Cassino, and that both were killed in action - one on 22 July 1944, and the other on 24 Nov. 1944. One of them was awarded the Virtuti Militari.
  • Other wartime circumstances:
  • Place of residence after 1945.: United Kingdom

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