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Dec, Wladyslaw

Date of birth:
February 13th, 1898 (Sokołów Małopolski, Austro-Hungary)
Date of death:
November 21st, 1965 (Warsaw, Poland)
Buried on:
Cmentarz Wojskowy
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)


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Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Awarded on:
December 27th, 1921
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Order Odrodzenia Polski Kawalerski
Second World War (1939-1945)
Pulkownik (Colonel)
HQ, 3rd Polish Infantry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division, Polish Armed Forces in the West
"Commanding 3rd Infantry Brigade on 3rd and 4th September 1944, during the fighting for Abbeville/France/ Commanding 3rd Infantry Brigade, by personnel example and devotion to duty, being the whole time in the front line in spite of extremely heavy mortar and MG fire. Gained success by seizing the crossing over the River Somme that enabling the Division to maintain the pursuit. The Brigade command, during the last months of the war has always brought success to the Brigade."

Dated 28th June 1945
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Medal Niepodleglosci