Marcin Pastusiak

Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, Military Police Special Branch 1/22/2011, Ghazni, Afghanistan A Polish soldier was killed on 23rd January 2011, as a result of a mine blast during a routine patrol in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province.  The explosion occured as a Rosomak armoured vehicle he was travelling in drove over a mine in the […]

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Marcin Knap

Poland Polish Civilian Medic, Wojewodzka Stacja Pogotowia Ratunkowego 1/23/2011, Ghazni, Afghanistan A Polish civilian medic, serving with the Polish Army was killed on 23rd January 2011, as a result of a mine blast during a routine patrol in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province. Medic, Marcin Knap, aged 34, was travelling in a Rosomak armoured vehicle, when it […]

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Kazimierz Kasprzak

Poland Polish Army Sergeant, 15th Goldap Anti-aircraft Regiment 9/27/2010, Ghazni, Afghanistan In the early hours of 27th September 2010, Sergeant Kazimierz Kasprzak died from wounds sustained in the explosion of the roadside bomb. The incident happened in the eastern part of Ghazni province. Troops of the Bravo Combat Team were attacked while performing a combat […]

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Dariusz Tylenda

Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, Goldap Anti-aircraft Battalion 8/6/2010, Ghazni, Afghanistan Polish Army soldier, Private Dariusz Tyleda, was killed on 6th August 2010 from the blast of an improvised explosive device (IED). Private Tyleda, aged 31, served with the Goldap Anti-aircraft Battalion. Whilst on patrol with his unit in Ghazni province, a bomb was […]

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Pawel Stypula

Poland Polish Army Corporal, 2nd Masovian Sappers Brigade 6/26/2010, Ghazni, Afghanistan On 26th June 2010 at about 19.45 (local time) in the southern part of Ghazni province, Polish sapper, Corporal Paweł Stypuła, was killed while defusing a land mine. His team had been called by a Polish patrol who had narrowly escaped the blast from […]

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Michal Kolek

Stalowa Wola, Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, Polish-Ukrainian Battalion 12/19/2009, Ghazni, Afghanistan On 19th December 2009, Private 2nd Class Michał Kołek serving as part of the Quick Reaction Forces, died in an insurgent attack on a Polish patrol around 1 pm local time (9.30 CET). The incident occurred about 3.5 km away from the […]

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Radoslaw Szyszkiewicz

Szczecin, Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, 5 Engineering Regiment 10/9/2009, Wardak, Afghanistan “A soldier does not die, a soldier goes away to stand on an eternal sentry”, said Polish Chief of GS General Franciszek Gągor during the funeral ceremony of Corporal Radosław Szyszkiewicz on 15th October in Iwanowice, Wielkopolska province. Cpl Radoslaw Szyszkiewicz and Cpl […]

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Piotr Marciniak

Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, 6th Airborne Cavalry Brigade 9/11/2009, Ghazni, Afghanistan Polish Private 1st Class, Piotr Marciniak, was killed 11th September 2009 in a fierce gun battle between coalition troops and Taliban militants. He served with the Polish 6th Airborne Cavalry Brigade. His unit had been sent to support a joint US-Afghan force […]

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Artur Pyc

Poland Polish Army Private 1st Class, 18th Air Assault Brigade 9/9/2009, Ghazni, Afghanistan Private 1st Class, Artur Pyc, with the Polish 18th Air Assault Brigade died 9th September 2009 in a military hospital at Lublin, where he had been since May. PFC Pyc was seriously injured in eastern Ghazni province a when a roadside bomb […]

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Marcin Poręba

Szczecyn, Poland Polish Army Platoon leader, 5 Engineering Regiment 9/4/2009, Ghazni, Afghanistan Sergeant Marcin Poręba was killed by a home-made IED that went off under an armoured troop carrier as a military convoy was travelling about two kilometres from the Polish base of Giro on 4th September 2009.  Five other soldiers were wounded during the […]

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