Finding Polish Roots in the UK – research aid

Searching for Information about Polish Service Personnel who moved to the United Kingdom during World War 2

The following detail has been provided by clients we helped during 2006 /07 who wanted to find information about a relative who had travelled to the United Kingdom during 1944 and served with the Polish Armed Forces under British command in Scotland until October 1946. After leaving the army he settled in the United Kingdom, married and had a family and never returned to Poland, he died in 1985.

Our clients only had minimal knowledge about their relative’s early life in Poland but they had some basic army identification documents from his time in Scotland. Using this limited army information our client began their search which quickly produced details that became the foundations for a full and very successful family history research project.

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