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Gorazdowski, Tadeusz

Date of birth:
April 3rd, 1907 (Mariupol, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
November 25th, 1968 (Charlottetown, Canada)
Nationality:
Polish

Biography

Rank: Lieutenant Commander.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O.R.P. Blyskawica, Marynarka Wojenna, Wojsko Polskie
Awarded on:
1940
For breaking out of the Baltic to join the Royal Navy in 1939.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander
Unit:
O.R.P. Krakowiak, Polish Navy, Polish Armed Forces in the West
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1943
Admiralty Fleet Order *1032. (H. & A. 910/42.—11.3.1943.)
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander
Unit:
O.R.P. Piorun, Polish Navy, Polish Armed Forces in the West
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1944
For leadership and skill shown as senior officer of a force of British and Polish ships in a successful action with enemy minesweepers on 14 July 1944.
Admiralty Fleet Order 5253.—Honours and Awards—Polish Navy (H. & A. 758/44, H. & A. 756/44, H. & A. 757/44. 5 Oct. 1944)

As bar
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
O.R.P. Piorun, Polish Navy, Polish Armed Forces in the West
Awarded on:
October 5th, 1944
For merit in an operation against German destroyers in the English Channel on 8 June 1944.
Admiralty Fleet Order 5253, H. & A. 758/44, H. & A. 756/44, H. & A. 757/44
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