Thanks Elizabeth, yes since that posting I have had considerable help from John Ferenc in Canada and from Linder here in the UK to both I m grateful. Chris
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, Feb 20, 2005
Thanks Elizabeth, yes since that posting I have had considerable help from John Ferenc in Canada and from Linder here in the UK to both I'm grateful.
>From: "Elizabeth Olsson" <elzunia@...>
>Reply-To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>To: <Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>>Subject: SV: [Kresy-Siberia] VB: Sikorski Museum>Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 19:08:58 +0100>>Hi Chris>In a previous post you wrote:>><<<His name is Wladyslaw Gmitrowicz, he was born in Helenowka in Wolyn and I>know when he joined Anders Army he was in the ??? Mountain regiment, does>anybody know what the correct name of this regiment might be?>>>>>I would guess at the 3rd Carpathian Division (Carpathian mountains?)>>Do you have his medals or photos of him in uniform? Someone is bound to be>able to identify his regiment.>>pozdrowienia>>>-----Ursprungligt meddelande----->Fr�n: chris gmitrowicz [mailto:chrisgmitrowicz@...]>Skickat: den 20 februari 2005 12:38>Till: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>�mne: RE: [Kresy-Siberia] VB: Sikorski Museum>>Dear Elzunia,> yes more info will be required before I go to the Sikorski>as the more you can tell them the more help they can be to you. I have kept>the mails on file of those who have asked for help and will mail them nearer>the time to find out more. The last time I was there I simply told what I>knew of my Dads story to the chap running the place (I have forgotten his>name) and he directed me to some lists he has, ie. those who fought at Monte>Cassino, Red Cross List (which is already on this sight anyway) and to pre>1939 railway maps which showed my father's village which we had not been>able to find on any map before. He was happy to photocopy the maps for us.It>is a great place to go as when you go through the doors it is like going>back in time to the 1950's. It is a charity and I think runs on a shoe>string budget with only a couple of people working there so being too>demanding is not appropriate. But what's that saying "Slowly, slowly catchee>monkey!!"> Chris> >From: "Elizabeth Olsson" <elzunia@...>> >Reply-To: Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com> >To: "2. Kresy-Siberia" <Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com>> >Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] VB: Sikorski Museum> >Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 01:00:15 +0100> >> ><<<I would appreciate your attempting to find any information under the>name> >Heringman on my behalf.> >Dave Lichtenstein <kipkarren@...>> >Australia>>>> >> >Hi Dave> >Shouldn�t you give a bit more information than this to people going to the> >Sikorski Museum?> >> >Those of you who have experience of the Museum, how would you go about>this?> >What sort of archives would they bring out for you?> >Where would you start? What would you look for?> >> >Elzunia Olsson> >Sweden> >>>>
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