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Lazaruk, Jan

Date of birth:
1924
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1945, IInd Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Szeregowiec (Private 2nd Class)
Unit:
4th Rifle Battalion, 2nd Carpathian Rifle Brigade, 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division, 2nd Polish Corps, Eighth Army, British Army
Awarded on:
June 16th, 1944
"On the 17th May 1944 as a member of an Assault unit in action against Height 593. This soldier showed quite outstanding courage and resourcefulness by liquidating a strong point of enemy resistance. Though wounded he continued fighting until completely exhausted and evacuated by order, from the battlefield."
Military Medal (MM)

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