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Bronze 1945, Italy
World War Two Polish Commemorative Monte Cassino Cross with a matching Legitimation Card issued to private Henryk Tutaj, of the 7th Anti-Armoured Artillery Regiment. Good condition as in photographs.
Bombadier (Lance Corporal in the Artillery) Henryk Tutaj was born on the 1st April 1921, His Fathers name was Bronisław, his Army Number also found on his identification tags 1921/43/III, Unit : 7PAPpanc. He came to the UK married Alina and in 1965 Applied for and was granted British Citizenship London Gazette entry in Issue Number : 43718, Page : 6955, Dated 20th July 1965. Henryk died in Spain on the 3rd April 1990 and was buried in Milford Cemetery, Waverley in Surrey, Alina who was born in January 1920 died on the 11th March 1999 and was buried with her husband.
Cross shaped bronze award. On the front inscription “Monte Cassino Maj 1944”. On the reverse number “35,552”. With the cross a Legitimation Card with the corresponding number. Fine set.