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St. John's Kirk Old Churchyard, Covington

 
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:38 am    Post subject: St. John's Kirk Old Churchyard, Covington Reply with quote

Location: near Symington, on the A73, just after the road splits into the A73 and A72.

Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/WmNFGLBjmM82

Number of identified CWGC burials: 0, but there are 6 Polish burials from WW2.

Names of those buried or commemorated here:

JAKUBOWSKI, EDWARD
LASSOTA, JAN
RUCINSKI, MARIAN J
SALTARSKI, WLADYSLAW 
SZAREYKO, LEOPOLD 
SZYSZCZYNSKI, WACHAN 


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

JAKUBOWSKI, EDWARD
Rank:Bombardier
Date of Death:29/10/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army, 1st Mobile Artillery Battalion
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 5.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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LASSOTA, JAN
Rank:Kapral (Corporal)
Date of Death:30/08/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 2.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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RUCINSKI, MARIAN J
Rank:Major
Date of Death:13/10/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army, Headquarters 1 Corps
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 4.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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SALTARSKI, WLADYSLAW
Rank:Bombardier
Date of Death:20/07/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army, Central School of Artillery
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 1.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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SZAREYKO, LEOPOLD
Rank:Kapitan (Captain)
Date of Death:19/11/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 6.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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SZYSZCZYNSKI, WACHAN
Rank:Sierzant-Podchorazy (Sergeant-Cadet Officer)
Date of Death:05/10/1940
Regiment/Service:Polish Army, 2nd Rifle Battalion, 1st Rifle Brigade
Grave Reference: Polish Plot Grave 3.
Cemetery:ST. JOHN'S KIRK OLD CHURCHYARD, COVINGTON



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