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Name: Władysław Dembiński
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Gender: Male
Date of birth: 1919-11-13
Place of birth: Poland, Wołyńskie Dubno (near Edwardowka)
Did this person die during World War ll?: No
Date of death: 2000-11-13
Place of death: Canada , Toronto
Fathers given name: Jozef
Entry ID: 649598 Mothers given name: Olimpia
Mothers maiden name: Siklicka
Given name of spouse: Elizabeth
Maiden name of spouse: Warner
Given name(s) of children: Stanley, Ann, Richard, Raymond, Frank, Frances, Susan

Personal Situation at the outbreak of WWll

Residence at the outbreak of WWll: Poland, Wołyńskie, Dubno, Edwardowka,
Kresy Inhabitant Status: Kresy inhabitant for several generations
Ethnicity: Polish
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Occupation at the outbreak of WWll: Blacksmith
Military status at the outbreak of WWll: Not Applicable
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Deportations and Repressions

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1940 1942 03 28 Russian SFSR
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Military Experience

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2nd Corps (Gen. Anders) 26 Infantry Battalion, 9 Infantry Division 1942 4 1 1946 12 15
Other Military Service: Released on Amnesty and joined the Polish forces in USSR on 28.03.1942 (26 Infantry Battalion, 9 Infantry Division) On crossing the Soviet-Iranian frontier together with his unit came under British command as above. Served in the middle east (Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Egypt) 1942-43 Served in Italy 1943-46 Served in the United Kingdom 1946-47 until his discharge on emigration to Canada Arrived in Palestine and assigned to the Commander in Chief’s (middle east) Reserve 17.04.1942 Attached to the Carriers Platoon, HQ Company, 5 Carpathian Rifle Battalion on 06.05.1942 Departed to the Carriers Group attached to the 4 Carpathian Rifle Battalion from 05.06.1942 to 27.06.1942 On a military mission to Basra, Iraq 07.04.1943 to 26.04.1943 Admitted for treatment to hospital (Casualty Clearing Station 3) from 10.04.1943 to 17.06.1943 when he rejoined the Reconnaissance Platoon, HQ Company. Departed on a military mission as a member of a convoy escort 05.08.1943 to 31.08.1943 Second
Participation in WWII battles: Monte Cassino, Italy (1944-01-17 - 1944-05-19)
Medals received: Polish Medals: Cross for Valour, Cross of Monte Cassino, Army Medal. British Awards: Star 1939-1945, Italy Star, Defence Medal, The War Medal 1939-1945
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Residence After 1945

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Canada Ontario Wilno Ottawa
Canada Ontario Toronto

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