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Name: Jan Oko
Maiden Name:
Gender: Male
Date of birth: 1920-03-06
Place of birth: Poland, Krakowskie Mielec (near Podlesiony)
Did this person die during World War ll?: No
Date of death: 2005-5-16
Place of death: Canada (near London)
Fathers given name: Jozef
Entry ID: 649639 Mothers given name: Katarzyna
Mothers maiden name: Halat
Given name of spouse: Wanda
Maiden name of spouse: Ludkiewicz
Given name(s) of children: Mary; Julia; Richard
Description: Jan Oko had 4 siblings at the time that Russia invaded his hometown - Adolf; Stanislaw; Frank; Julia. His father had passed away; his mother was sent with his siblings to Siberia.

Personal Situation at the outbreak of WWll

Residence at the outbreak of WWll: Poland, Tarnopolskie, Radziechów, Niemilow,
Kresy Inhabitant Status: Military settler / Family member of military settler
Ethnicity: Polish
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education Level: Secondary
Occupation at the outbreak of WWll: Farmer
Military status at the outbreak of WWll: Not Applicable
Military Rank at the outbreak of WWll: N/A

Deportations and Repressions

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1940 10 02 1940 08 03 Russian SFSR Sent to Siberia
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Military Experience

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2nd Corps (Gen. Anders) 1942 2 16 1947 2 12
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Participation in WWII battles: Monte Cassino, Italy (1944-01-17 - 1944-05-19)
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Other Wartime Circumstances

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Residence After 1945

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United Kingdom

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Photograph from 1942 and description https://pier21.ca/content/photograph-of-jan-oko-with-polish-soldiers-in-russia-circa-1942
Short biography https://pier21.ca/content/the-immigration-story-of-jan-oko-polish-refugee