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Czuma, Walerian

Date of birth:
December 24th, 1890 (Niepolomice, Austro-Hungary)
Date of death:
April 7th, 1962 (Penley, Wales)
Buried on:
Cmentarz Wojskowy
Plot: II. Row: C. Grave: 27.
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Rank:
Pulkownik (Colonel)
Awarded on:
1921
Krzyz Walecznych
Rank:
Pulkownik (Colonel)
Awarded on:
May 2nd, 1923
Order Odrodzenia Polski Oficerski
Rank:
Pulkownik (Colonel)
Awarded on:
1928
Krzyz Zaslugi in Gold
Rank:
General Brygadi (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
1929
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Officer
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Rank:
General Brygadi (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1931
Krzyz Niepodleglosci z Mieczami
Rank:
General Brygadi (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
November 11th, 1937
Order Odrodzenia Polski Komandorski
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Brygadi (Brigadier)
Awarded on:
1939
For merit in the defence of Warsaw

No. 112
Order Virtuti Militari Gold Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1939
Order Virtuti Militari Knight
Period:
Polish-Soviet War (1919-1921)
Rank:
Pulkownik (Colonel)

No. 7337
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Medal 10-lecia Odzyskania Niepodleglosci
Commandeur de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Officier in de Leopoldsorde / Officier de l'Ordre de Léopold

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