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Marowski, Jan

Service number:
A.04858
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1945, IInd Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
24 Pulk Ulanow, 10 Brygada Kawalerii Pancernej, 1 Dywizja Pancerna, Polskie Sily Zbrojne na Zachodzie (24e Uhlanen Regiment, 10e Poolse Pantser Brigade, 1e Poolse Pantser Divisie, Poolse Strijdkrachten in het Westen)
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1945
"As A.A. & QMG. this officer took an active part in all the Battles & successes of the Division from Caen to Breda, due to his energy & initiative, personal courage & gallantry at critical moments.

The Division was able to achieve its operational aims & it was very largely due to Major Marowski that the unit never lacked anything.

In particular he was outstanding personally during the pursuit from the Seine to Holland, for the last six months he has been working in a Lieutenant Colonel's capacity & 1 strongly recommend he be awarded the O.B.E. & ask especially for this Decoration".
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
24 Pulk Ulanow, 10 Brygada Kawalerii Pancernej, 1 Dywizja Pancerna, Polskie Sily Zbrojne na Zachodzie (24e Uhlanen Regiment, 10e Poolse Pantser Brigade, 1e Poolse Pantser Divisie, Poolse Strijdkrachten in het Westen)
Awarded on:
April 3rd, 1946
Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)
Royal Decree no. 63
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
No. 11181
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
With palm
Officier in de Orde van Leopold II
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
With palm
Croix de Guerre 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
With palm
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

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