Karta Ewidencyjna P4

Karta Ewidencyjny No2b

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31 May 1939 To 13 September 1939

Polish - W Polsce od 31.VIII.39 do 13.IX.39 w 42 p.p

English - In Poland from 31/08/1939 to 13/09/1939 in 42 Pulk Piechoty

 

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42 p.p were in Zambrow as POW's between 10/09/1939 - 13/09/1939, presumably he was with them. Notice that the military record (left) states he was with 42 p.p until 13/09/1939.

There are 2 possibilities here, either:

  • 42 Pulk Piechoty was effectively liquidated when the Russians captured and took prisoner 240,000 Polish soldiers (which would include Wladyslaw)
  • Wladyslaw escaped and joined another unit (unrecorded and unlikely).

2 March 1942 (28 P.P)

Polish - W ZSRR (Związek Socjalistycznych Republik Radzieckich) dnia 2.III.42 wcielony do 28 p.p

English - In USSR on 2nd March 1942 merged/incorporated/enlisted/conscripted to 28 Pulk Piechoty (28th Infantry Regiment)

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28 Pulk Piechoty or 28th infantry Regiment (part of the 10th Division) was formed at Lugovaya by General Anders (Anders Army). Interestingly there was parachute training that went on there in -43C and using a tower as well! 

3rd April 1942 - 7th May 1942 (Evacuation From USSR)

Polish - Uwagi: Od 3.IV.42 to 7.V.42 transport z Z.S.R.R. do Ośrodku Zapasowego w Polskich Sił Wojskowych.

English - 03/04/1942 to 07/05/1942 transport from the U.S.S.R. to Polish Armed Forces Base Depot (in Egypt or Palestine) 

Details

This is most likely the journey from Lugovaya in Kazakhstan to Krasnovodsk in the Soviet Union and then across the Caspian Sea to Pahlevi. In Pahlevi was the "base camp". However those arriving in Pahlevi were quickly assigned to other camps in the Middle East so this line lacks clarity.

17 August 1942 (Auchtertool)

Polish - 17.VIII.42 Przybył i przydzielony służbowo i gospodarczo do Obozu Rozdzielczego, ewidencyjnie do Komendy Uzupełnień Numer 1 (Rozkazy Sztabu N.aczelny W.ódz O.działu?) I. L. 1805 /O.I.A.R. 42)

English - 17/08/1942 Arrived and assigned service-wise and accounting-wise to the Distribution Camp (Auchtertool, Fife), registered to the Army Recruiting Command No. 1  (By order of the Staff of the Chief Commander of Department/Squad 1 …)

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"Obozu Rozdzielczego" is the distribution camp at Auchtertool in Fife. See https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ob%C3%B3z_Rozdzielczy_w_Auchtertool

24 August 1942 (Parachute Brigade)

Polish - 24.VIII.42. Przeniesiony pod każdym względem do 1 Brygady Spadochronowej Rozkaz I. Korpusu L.Dz. 17218/I/42 and L.Dz. KU. 8084/1/42 (Orders recorded by I Corps and by Komenda Uzupelnien under two different numbers).

English - 24/08/1942 Transferred in every respect to the 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade Order of the I Corps … 

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The Polish troops in the Middle East were I Corps and the Polish troops in the UK II Corps. So Wladyslaw moved from I Corps to II Corps at this point.

4th March 1943

Polish - 4.III.43 – Przeniesiony pod każdym względem do Kompanii specjalnej Brygady Spadochronowej; Rozkazy Dzienny 1 Brygady Spadochronowej No. 36/43

English - 04/03/1943 transferred in every respect to the Special Company Parachute Brigade

 

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It looks like this is a paperwork entry rather than a real transfer, especially as no unit by the name of "Special Company Parachute Brigade" appears ot exist. Or is this the independant Grenadier company? https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=pl&u=https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samodzielna_Kompania_Grenadier%25C3%25B3w&prev=search

20 April 1943

Polish - 20.IV.43 – przeniesiony pod każdym względem do Komendy Uzupełnień Numer 1; Rozkazy K.U. 1. 58/43

English - 20/04/1943 Transferred in every respect to the Army Recruiting Command No. 1

23 April 1943

Polish - 23.IV.43 – przybył do Oddziału Zbrojnego? Komendy Uzupełnień Numer 1. R.D. K.U.1 59/43 Rozkazy Dzienny Nr 59/43

English - 23/04/1943 Arrived at (even the army buff couldn’t decipher this) of the Army Recruiting Command No. 1

29 April 1943 (First Armoured Division)

Polish - 29.IV.43 – przydzielony pod każdym względem do Pierwszej Dywizji Pancernej ewidencyjnie Szwadron Regulamin Ruchu; Rozkazy Dzienny Nr 59/43

English - 29/04/1943 Assigned in every respect to the First Armoured Division registered to the Squad Governing Movement (this was the Gendarmerie/Military Police)

 

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30 April 1943

Polish - 30.IV.43 – orzeczeniem komisji poborowej… przy szpitalu wojskowego Nr. 1 zakwalifikowany został jako zdolny do służby (pomoc) w posplit. Ruszeniu Kat C” zatwierdzone ?? D?? Jednostek … ??? L.d.K.U.1 10605/43

English - 30/04/1943 By decision of the Conscription Committee … of the Army Hospital No. 1 was qualified as fit for duty Category C”. (that’s the gist of it, the details prob. not that relevant)

 

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10 May 1943

Polish - 10.V.43 – odkomenderowany na kurs kierowców samochodowych; Rozkazy Dzienny Nr 106/43

English - 10/05/43 Seconded for a course for automobile drivers

 

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14 May 1943

Polish - 14.V.43 Przemian.NA Kompanii Zaopatrywania

English - 14 May 1943

21 July 1943

Polish - 21.VII.43 – powrócił z kursu kierowców samochodów Rozkazy Dzienny Szwadron Sztabowy R.R 156/43.

English - 21/07/1943 returned from the automobile drivers course order

 

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19 May 1944

Polish - 19.V.44 Orzeczeniem Wojskowej Komendy Rewizyjnej Lekarskiej przy Szpitalu Wojskowego Nr. 1 zakwalifikowany jako zupełnie niezdolny Kat. E” Rozkazy Dzienny 128/44

English - 19/05/1944 by decision of the Military Medical Review Board at the Army Hospital No. 1 classified as completely unfit Category E”.

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20 June 1944

Polish - 20.VI.44 – przeniesiony pod każdym względem do Komendy Uzupełnień numer 1 Rozkazy 129/44

English - 20/06/1944 transferred in every respect to the Army Recruiting Command No. 1

23 June 1944

Polish - 23.VI.44 – zgłosił się w pierwszej kompanii przejściowej Rozkaz Komendy Uzupełnień 1 141/44

English - 23/06/1944 reported to the First Transitional? Company

5 July 1944

Polish - 5.VII.44 – przesunięty do kompanii przejściowej numer 2 Rozkaz y154/44

English - 05/07/1944 transferred to Transitional? Company

13 Jan 1945 (Taymouth Castle Hospital)

Polish -  13.I.45 roku – zwolniony od powszechnego obowiązku wojskowego na podstawie orzeczenia Wojskowej Komisji Rewizyjnej przy szpitalu wojskowym numer 1 z dnia 25 maja 1944 roku jako zupełnie niezdolny Kategoria ,E". Komenda Uzupełnień numer 1 - Rozkaz Dzienny numer 10/45

English - 13/01/1945 released from regular military duty on the basis of the judgment of the Military Medical Review Board at the Army Hospital No. 1 as of May 25, 1944 as completely unfit Category E”.  Army Recruiting Command No. 1  Daily Order 10/45

 

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According to this site (Polish Military Hospithttp://www.ostrycharz.free-online.co.uk/PolishWomen.htmlal No 1 at Taymouth Castle, near Aberfeldy) Army Hospital No. 1 was at Taymouth Castle, Aberfeldy.